Ruby Janell (Lewis) Moore was born to the late B.E. and Ruby Mae Lewis on February 13, 1937, in Lauderdale County, MS. She was a graduate of Lebanon Vocational High School in Collinsville, where
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she was a STAR basketball player.
We little knew that day, God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly,
In death, we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you.
You did not go alone. For part of us went with you, The day God called you home. You left us beautiful memories,
Your love is still our guide. And although we cannot see you,
You are always at our side. Our family chain is broken, And nothing seems the same, But as God calls us one by one,
She accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and served faithfully as a member and Usher of Pleasant Ridge M.B. Church. She retired
from Riley Memorial Hospital after 28 years of service. After retirement, her greatest joy was gardening, hosting family reunions,
cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.
The chain will link again.
After 83 years, Janell peacefully entered into eternal rest on August 22, 2020. Ruby Janell is preceded in death by her parents, B.E. and Ruby Mae Lewis, her brother, Evon Lewis, and a child, Rosemary Moore.
She leaves to cherish her memory four children, Gary (Jennifer) Moore and Janet Michelle (Donald) Fortner of Collinsville, MS.; Tracy (Dale) Riley of New Orleans, LA; Randy Moore of Memphis, TN; ten Grandchildren: Lakendra Moore, Donathon Fortner, Britney
Peden (Roderick), Misha Moore, Janetta Fortner, Jasmine Fortner, Aliyah Moore, Destiny Amerson, Aaron Riley, Gabrielle Moore; two Great-Grandchildren: Amari Peden and Eli Peden; two nephews: Thomas (Evelyn) Lewis and Harold Lewis, and a host of beloved
relatives and friends.