May 15, 2009
WEST POINT — Ruthie Diane Gill, 50, died May 13, 2009, at her residence. Services are today at 2 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with the Rev. Mike Hunter officiating. Burial will follow at Palestine Cemetery. Mrs. Gill was born Sept. 2, 1958, in Visalia, Calif. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in West Point. She was a day care teacher in West Point for several years. She is survived by her husband, John Gill of West Point; son, Benjamin Davis of Starkville; daughters, Tawana Bauer of Kosciusko, Candice Thomas of Pheba, Delta Nichols of Coffeeville and Dyandra Gill of West Point; brothers, Joe, Wayne and Steve Mathis, all of West Point; stepfather, Lowell Walker of West Point; and six grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Paul Collins, Mac Carver, Jody Guest, Preston McKee, Richard Mathis and Ben Gill. Memorials may be made to Palestine Cemetery Fund, c/o Jim Murry, 18515 Highway 46, Pheba, MS 39755.