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Ruby Worthey Milstead September 20, 1926 - June 29, 2020

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Ruby Worthey Milstead, 93, died Monday, June 29, 2020, at her daughter’s residence in Hamilton, MS. She was born September 20, 1926, in Lee County, MS to James William Worthey and Lucy Mills Worthey. She was a life long resident of Monroe County. She retired as an Insurance Clerk for the Aberdeen Hospital after 32 years of service. Ms. Milstead was the oldest charter member of Southside Baptist Church. She loved to cook and sew and loved her family.

She is survived by one daughter Rebecca (Becky) Jenkins of Hamilton, MS; one son James Thomas Milstead, Sr. of Aberdeen, MS; two grandchildren Amy Hester (Todd) of Tupelo, MS and Marsha Mitchell (Jason) of Hamilton, MS; a daughter-in-law Verna Milstead of Louisiana; seven great-grandchildren Jamie Horn, Mary Haylee Brown, Madison Grace Mitchell, Anna Clair Hester, Lance Milstead, Dayton Milstead and J. T. Milstead and a number of great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Thomas R. Milstead (Scooter), one grandson James Milstead, two brothers, and three sisters.

Hamilton, MS

  • Services will be Sunday, July 5, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Sullivan and Bro. Terry Edwards officiating.
  • There will be a private family burial in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.
  • Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Visitation will be Sunday, July 5, 2020, from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home.


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    Paulette Tribble says

    Becky sorry to hear about your mother. Prayers for you and your family.

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    Cheryl Kocurek says

    Amy, I am so sorry to hear about your Grandmother. I know how much she meant to you.

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      Barbara Clark says

      Amy so sorry to hear about your grandmother prayers for confort

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    Susan Strevel says

    So sorry to hear of Mrs.Rubys passing, she was a sweet lady. Prayers for your family.

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    Lynetta says

    Mrs. Ruby will be truly missed by her family and friends. God has promised to bring back those in the memorial tombs to life. This is a great promise that can give us all hope and joy.

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