2009-12-31 / Obituaries


Ruth Garrick Milstead, 76, of Jackson died Dec. 27, 2009 at Jackson Medical Center.

She was born July 14, 1933. She was a native of Scyrene. She was a member of the Stave Creek Baptist Church. She was an Avon Representative for 48 years.

Survivors include one son, Joe S. Milstead, Jackson; one daughter, Beth Milstead (Rickey) Manchester, Jack- son; one brother, Anthony Wayne Garrick, Dickinson; three sisters, Gladys Gregory, Beatrice Garrick, Ann Cox, all of Grove Hill; one grandson, Ryan Hugh (Jenny) Manchester, Jackson.

The service was Dec. 29 at 3 p.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church with Revs. Huey Denton and Mike Malloy officiating. Burial was in the Stave Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

Active pallbearers were Wayne Garrick, Michael Gregory, Bill Bumpers, Dan McMullen, Jimmy Horton and Tom Williamson.

Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Jared Ellis, Melvin Stanley, Tom and Dixie Thompson, Red and Evelyn McDonald, Calvin Syphrit, Katie Pledger and Patricia DuBose's Sunday School Class.


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