Ruby Morris (Boykin)
Ruby Boykin Morris, 97, widow of Algie C. Morris, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018, at a local nursing facility.
Born in Lee County on July 19, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Willie Daniel Boykin and the late Mabel Mathis Boykin. She retired from Ventu-Lite Products, Inc., and was a volunteer at Tuomey Hospital for13 years. She was a charter member of Bethesda Church of God where she served as a secretary of the Sunday school for a number of years until her health declined.
Surviving are her children, Wayne Morris (Gertrude), Carolyn Green (Donald), and Johnny Morris (Patsy) all of Sumter; grandchildren, Tami Bitsky (Ken), Robert Morris (Vikki), Donna Geddings (Marty), J.R. Green (Donna), Michelle Lowder, and Danny Morris; great-grandchildren, Tara, Sarah, Robbie, Mandy, Rhiannon, Crystal, and Wesley; and a great-great-grandchild, Madelyn.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Keith; and seven siblings.
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Al Sims officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Morris, Robbie Morris, Danny Morris, Wesley Lowder, J.R. Green, and Donnie Green.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at their respective homes.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 2401 Bethel Church Rd., Sumter, SC 29154, Calvary Bible Church, 770 N. Wise Dr., Sumter, SC 29153, or Alice Drive Baptist Church, 1305 Loring Mill Rd., Sumter, SC 29150.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.