Hilburn, Ruby Bernice Jones (LaFayette)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Ruby Bernice Jones Hilburn, 89,  of  LaFayette, GA,  died  Sunday,  January 27, 2013.

She was preceded  in  death  by her husband,  Gordon  Hilburn;  daughter,  Sandra  Maddux; and brothers,  Wesley  Jones  and  Franklyn  Jones.

She is survived  by  daughters,  Bernice  Cole,  Juanita  Smith,  Samantha  McAllister  and  Edna  Angland,  all  of  LaFayette; son,  Clayton  Hilburn,  of  Rome; sisters,  Peggy  Stone,  Doris  Brown and  Frances  Fricks,  brother,  C.L.  Jones,  all  of  LaFayette;  grandchildren,  Lisa  Blackmon,  Hank  Cole,  Chris  Hill,  Sonya  Vaugn,  Michael  Ferguson,  Jamie  Smith and  Amber  Stoe;  nine  great- grandchildren;  three  great-great-grandchildren; and  several  nieces  and  nephews.

Funeral will be from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Wednesday, January 30  at  2 p.m., conducted  by  Rev. W.C.  Pence. Interment will follow  in  the  LaFayette  Cemetery. Pallbearers  are  Marcus  Logan,  Casey  Hill,  Joe  Simmons,  Jamie  Vaugn,  Mike  Fogue,  Zack  Blackmon  and  Chade  Blackmon.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home of LaFayette.


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