Ruby PerkinsMay 25, 1939 ~ July 1, 2020 (age 81)
Scripture - 2 Timothy 4: 4-8
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have keep the faith. Now, there is in store for me the crown of righteousness!
Ruby Perkins, a woman whose”s life revolved around her church, community service and certainly her family. She passed away peacefully on July 1, 2020 at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ruby was born on May, 25,1939 in Monroe Louisiana to the late Leonia Duckery and Fred Redding.
She joined Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, and baptized at an early age, under the leadership of Rev Herman Carter. She later joined the first Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Rev G.K. Smith. She was an active leader of the choir, deaconess, mother, and youth leader for over 40 years. She later joined the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Rev D. Martin. After transferring her membership she continued her active role in the church, as a missionary, mother, member of the choir and deaconess. She remained a God fearing Christian until her death. She was a sister of the order of eastern stars.
She entered into holy marriage with the late George Kennedy Jr. Four beautiful children were born. She later married Peter Perkins.
Anyone that affectionly knew her as momma, mom, granny, gran-gran, ruby momma, red, Ms Ruby, sister and Mother Ruby knew she was an incredible woman. She treated everyone with kindness, generosity, and respect. She was loved by many, she knew how to brighten a day, making you feel loved.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Peter Perkins (Monroe La); 4 children, Marilyn Lewis (Monroe, La), Ronald (Karen) Kennedy (Shreveport, La); Carmallitica “Lisa” (Johnny) Davis Acworth, Ga; and Hope (John) Munson, Monroe, La: one sister, Loretha Taylor, Lockhart, Tx; seven amazing grand children, ten remarkable greatgrand children, beloved nieces, nephews, God children, and many friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of Ouachita Health Care and Nursing Rehabilitation Center and medical staff of St. Francis Medical Center.
Lasting Word: Gods word is a Promise Keeper
When you pray, God listens,
When you listen God talks;
When you believe, God works,
His word did not come back void, he went and prepared a place her and came back to retrive her!