Thursday, August 1, 2019

Ruby Etzkorn

Ms. Ruby Etzkorn, 85, passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at her residence in Louisville, MS. A memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.

Ruby was born June 11, 1934, to Noah and Dolly Pardon Preston. She enjoyed gardening, farming, sewing, and taking care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as being a homemaker.

She is survived by her four daughters, Toni Eaves of Louisville, Mississippi, Karen McCaffree of Shreveport, Louisiana, Miki Sims of Tupelo, Mississippi, and Sarah Gillilan of Tampa, Florida; one sister, Mary Young of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. One of her greatest joys was being “Nannie” to her nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Athel Louise Etzkorn; her daughter, Kellie Etzkorn; and her son, Jeffery Etzkorn.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at