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In Memory Of Our Poets

Ruby Elizabeth Persons (Tatum) (1925-2011) - Class Of 1944

Ruby Elizabeth Persons Tatum, 86, a resident of Montgomery, AL. went to be with her Lord Saturday, November 19, 2011. Ruby was born March 8, 1925 in Selma, AL to the late Benton and Dora Persons. Ruby will always be remembered by her family and friends as an unselfish and dependable servant of the Lord. Her life was defined by her willingness to provide for and serve others. Her departure has truly left a void that cannot be filled. We love you and miss you Mom, Grandma, Grandma Ruby, Bebe, and Ruby Duby. Ruby is survived by her three sons and daughter- in-laws, Robert and Mary Mock, Salt Lake City, UT, James and Corliss Mock, Colorado Springs, CO, and Thomas and Karen Mock, Deatsville, AL; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; two sisters Ada Crumpton and Carrie Boland, Montgomery, AL; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 'B'Tom Tatum, sister, Sandra Holland, granddaughter Sarah Mock, and grandson Bobby Mock. The family will receive friends at Prattville Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. followed by a graveside service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Baptist Hospice, 301 Interstate Park Drive, Montgomery, AL 36109. To send an online condolence, please visit www.prattvillememorial.com