Ruby Lois Parr Beaver

Published 3:03 pm Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Ruby Lois Parr Beaver, age 88, of Valley Grande, Alabama, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Mrs. Beaver was born on October 19, 1923 in Hale County, Alabama. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at the age of eight and was baptized on Easter Sunday, 1932 and served the Lord faithfully until her death.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Henry Parr, Jr. and Martha Kanzada Hilton Parr; her husband, William Edward Beaver and granddaughters, Katherine Lois Beaver and Lisa Ann Lee.

Survivors include her brother, William Hilton Parr (Ora) of Trussville, AL; son, Edward Parr Beaver (Marilyn) of Valley Grande; daughters, Martha Janette Lee (Tom) of Valley Grande and Brenda Beaver Lester (Melvin) of Selma; grandchildren, James C. Dempsey (Amy) of San Antonio, TX, Mary Lisa Myers (Brian) of Dover, PA, Mark Edward Lee (Tonya) of Montgomery, Tami Lee Brown (Tony) of Cordova, TN, Carmen Michelle Yelle of Montgomery and Christina Ann Stokes (Josh) of Valley Grande; great-grandchildren, Drew Dempsey, Cory Dempsey, Holland Dempsey, Matthew Beaver, Tony Beaver, Marcel Beaver, Johnathan Myers, Zada Lee, Meritt Lee, Nathanel Brown, Nicolas Brown, Emma Brown, Caleb Lester, Brooklyn Pouncey, Hudson Pouncey and Myles Pouncey; niece, Susie Deal (Tommy) of Dalton, GA; nephew, Steve Parr (Nita) of Trussville and great-nephews, Andrew Parr (Katie), Benjamin Parr, Ragan Deal and William Deal.

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Funeral services will be Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Selma Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Clarke Skelton officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Pineview Memory Gardens with Selma Funeral Home directing.

Pallbearers will be Will Langston, Wayne Labbe, Elijah Caver, Joe McConnell, Marc Ivey, Kirk Sims, Wayne Robinson, Bobby Moseley and Paul Gallion.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Valley Grande Baptist Church, 48 County Road 16, Valley Grande, AL, 36701.

The family would like to thank the staffs of Vaughan Regional Medical Center, UAB Selma Family Medicine and Park Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for their care and kindness.

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