Ruby Lee Butler Sumrall

Ruby Lee Butler Sumrall

93, Columbia

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Hathorn Funeral Home for Ruby Lee Butler Sumrall, 93, of Columbia, who died on Sunday, May 14, in Columbia. Interment followed in Baxterville Cemetery. Bro. Ron Alexander officiated at the services. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, at Hathorn Funeral Home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Q. and Floyed Estell Butler; husband, G.W. Howard; husband, George Sumrall; sons, Billy Howard and Kenneth Sumrall; brothers, James Butler, Ray Butler and Cassie Butler and sisters, Eva Mae Raybourn, Ivah Dearman and Willa Dee Nobles.

Survivors include her daughters, Pam Kelly (Bill) of Lumberton, Billie Jo Gatwood of Hattiesburg and Anita Strickland (Tim) of Richton and a number of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Baxterville Baptist Church.

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Hathorn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements