Obit: Mary Ruth Epps

Obit: Mary Ruth Epps

December 5th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Lafayette

LaFAYETTE Mary Ruth Roberson Epps, 92, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. She was born to the late Johnny H. and Mary B. Barnes Roberson on Nov. 2, 1921 in Whitfield County. She has resided in LaFayette since 1984 and lived in New Orleans for 34 years. She was a member of the House of Prayer Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Tribble Epps; three sisters, Nellie, Gladys and Dorothy Crider; three Brothers, Roy, Edgar and Kenneth Roberson. Survivors include three children and spouses, Melba and Sonny LaCaze, of Pass Christian, Miss., Barbara Hughes, Michael L. and Jennifer Epps, all of LaFayette; brother, J.D. Barnes, of Chatsworth; two grandchildren, Wendy Rapp and Sean LaCaze; six great-grandchildren, Brit-Lea Lasyone, Sydneigh Johnson, Samantha LaCaze, Zachary LaCaze, Austin Johnson, Nicholas LaCaze. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Clyde Painter officiating. Interment will follow in Concord Cemetery in Villanow, Ga. Online register book available at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Homes, LaFayette Chapel, 706-638-1122.


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