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Interment following funeral service

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Saturday July 29th, 2017

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North Cleveland Cemetery
Saturday July 29th, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am

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Ruth Easom

Ruth Wright Short Easom of Cleveland, Mississippi, loving Mother, loyal wife and dedicated nurse, went to meet the Lord on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017 from10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Cleveland Funeral Home.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 29th at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Shaw Cemetery. Rev. Clarence Edwards will officiate the services.

Ruth was born on April 21, 1931, to Arthur and Edna Wright in Sunflower County, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, two brothers, one grandson andher husband, G.P. Short.

Most recently, Ruth resided in Lake Village, Arkansas, with her husband, Grady Easom, Sr., who also preceded her in death.

Ruth obtained her early education in Sunflower County schools. After the death of her first husband, she earned her Associates Degree in Nursing from Mississippi Delta Community College. She worked 12 years as a registered nurse at Bolivar County Hospital, retiring in 1990. Ruth was a member of First Baptist Church in Boyle, MS.

Ruth is survived by her children, Ann Huckaby, Dennis Short (Sammye Ann), Jerry Short (Beverly), Nancy Ferretti, David Short (Monica); brothers; W. C Wright and John Wright; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

On Ruth's behalf, the family gratefully acknowledges the care provided by Dr. Don Blackwood and Family Medical Center as well as the caregivers who attended her.

In Ruth's memory, please make a contribution to the charity of your choice.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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Dennis and family, our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time. Your mother worked with my aunt at the hospital for some years. I knew her at that time.

Johnny and Carol Moore Jul 30 2017 12:00 AM

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A The Color of Memories Table Arrangement was sent by Keith Atkison, Keith & Janice Dean on July 28, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jul 28 2017 12:00 AM

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A Hope and Honor CrossStanding Easel was sent on July 27, 2017

With deepest sympathy, Love, Virginia Easom Anderson, Dixie Easom Carpenter, and Eue Easom Partin

Expression of Sympathy Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM