Ruby W Robinson

July 11, 1949 ~ October 17, 2018 (age 69)


CLEVELAND - Ruby Faye Williams Robinson, age 69, of Cleveland, MS, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland.

Ruby was born on July 11, 1949 to Tommy and Ethel (Wood) Williams in Leland, MS.  She attended the Pace Schools, Ruby was a former waitress at the Cleveland Country Club, she also worked at Color Tile Inc. for many years before going into the home cleaning business. Ruby loved being outdoors fishing, sitting on the porch in rocking chair and picking up pecans every year. One of Ruby’s favorite things to do was to sit and tell her grandchildren old family stories. She also loved Tony and Ashlie and her grandchildren and great grandchildren very much. She was of the Baptist faith.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Tommy Wayne and Ethel Williams, husband, Bobby Eugene Robinson, Sr., 2 brothers; J.W. "Bennie" Williams and wife Margie, and Thomas "Shorty" Williams. 2 Sisters; Thelma "Tootsie" Winters and husband Sonny, Virginia "Gennie" Smith and husband Cecil and a sister-in-law Shirley Jean Williams.

 Visitation will be held Friday, October 19, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday October 20, 2018 10:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at the Delta Heights Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Cleveland, MS.  Reverend Robert Haney will officiate the services.

Ruby is survived by 3 Sons, Tony (Ashlie) Robinson of Cleveland, MS, Bobby (Melissa) Robinson, Jr. of Shaw, MS, Bobby Wayne (Sissy) Williams of Yazoo City, MS. Special Daughter-in-law Melissa (Billie) Smith, Jr. of Tupelo, MS. 5 Grandchildren, Daven Robinson, TJ Robinson, Jacob Robinson, Shelby Robinson and Jaden Robinson.  2 Great Grandchildren, Laynee Cannon and J.B. Hodges.  3 Brothers, Henry Williams of Tupelo, MS, Tommy "Skeeter" (Rose) Williams of Mt. Pleasant, TX and David "Bobo" (Paula) Williams of Cleveland, MS. 3 Sisters, Elizabeth "Liz" (Sem) Taunton of Panama City, FL, Patsy "Pat" (Danny) Trout of Kilgore, TX and Ida "Tennie" (James, Jr.) Barrentine of Teague , TX. Sister -in -law, Shirley Williams of Yazoo City, MS. Friend and care giver, Geneva Taylor of Cleveland, MS. Ruby also leaves a host of nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.

Pallbearers are Justin Cannon, Kevin Williams, Chris Sanders, James "Jr." Barrentine, Tommy Robinson and Billy Smith, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons T J , Jacob Robinson, and close family friends Jackson Hays, Taylor Morse, Jonathan Williams, Jared Burchfield, Dakota Dawson, John Hodges, and nephews James Barrentine, III, and J. T. Barrentine.

Memorials may be made to North Sunflower Academy in Drew, MS.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at

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