Rubie Alice Rutldge Groves
Funeral services for Rubie Alice Rutledge Groves will be held Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at noon, at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
Rubie Alice Rutledge Groves, age 89, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.
She is survived by her sister, Marie Wilder of Meridian; her daughters, Mary Gibson (Allen) of Meridian, Shirley Massey (Derryl) of Pearl, Hazel Tinguely of Mesa, Ariz.; her son, Clinton Groves (Nancy) of Meridian; her twelve grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Amos and Millie Rutledge; her daughter, Cozy Blair; her granddaughters, Gina Brown and Melissa Massey; and her husband, C.L. Groves.
Pallbearers will be Derryl Massey Jr., Peter Massey, Eddie Brown, Nathaniel Tinguely, Billy Wilson, and Glenwood Rutledge.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020.
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Published on January 7, 2020


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Jan 09, 2020

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Grandmothers hold a special place in our heart, so keep close the memories of special times together. She will always be with you.

Love, Lori