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Ruby Jean Bush Stephens

Graveside services for Ruby Jean BushStephens, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21, atEasthaven Cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home on North Jackson Streetis in charge of arrangements.

    Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

    Mrs. Stephens, 83, died Dec. 19, 2011, at Countrybrook LivingCenter in Brookhaven. She was born in Natchez on July 6, 1928, toJoseph Lee Sartin and Zornell Winnie Bush.

    She was a homemaker.

    Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Linden LeeStephens; daughter, Ramona Fullen; sister, Nelda Haughlin;brothers, Billy Avants and Van Mercier; grandchildren, TraceyStephens and D.J. Martin; and daughter-in-law, Janice Stephens.

    Survivors are her sons, Terry Stephens, of Wesson, and LarryStephens and wife, Melissa, of Wesson; daughters, Regina JillSmith, of Conroe, Texas, Karen Gemelli, of Bogue Chitto, and KaylonWatson and husband, Hugh, of Wesson; son-in-law, Ronnie Fullen, ofTexas; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren andgreat-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.