Ruby Jane Brown Bolton, age 75, of Columbus, MS, passed away January 6, 2017, at her residence. Graveside services were Sunday, January 8, 2017, at 3:00 PM at the Old Booneville Cemetery in Booneville, MS, with Billy Ferguson officiating. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Bolton was born September 25, 1941, in Pontotoc, MS, to the late Leo and Myrtice Hellums Brown. Mrs. Bolton was a member of the Seventh Street Church of Christ having moved from Arkansas to Columbus, MS, in 1973. She started in the banking business working for Union Planters Bank in Memphis and NBC of Columbus having retired from Cadence Bank. She loved waiting on her customers and always held them in high regard. She loved the simple things in life and loved being with her close friends and family. Mrs. Bolton was known by her customers and friends as Ms. Ruby. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Walter Bolton of Columbus, MS, son, Paul Bolton and his wife Anna, brother, Johnnie Mac Brown and his wife Stephanie of Michie, TN, sister, Bettie Kuha of Millington, TN, grandchildren, Olivia Bolton, Landon Bolton, and Kathryn Bolton, all of Stantonville, TN, and a host of nieces and nephews. Family and friends served as pallbearers. The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Cameron Huxford, Dr. James Woodard, and Gentiva Hospice for the compassionate care received during Mrs. Boltonís illness.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on January 10, 2017
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