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Mrs. Ruby Mae Horton Lemon, of 52 Folsome Drive, Wrightsville, Georgia 31096 departed this life Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Johnson County Manor, Wrightsville, Georgia.

Mrs. Lemon was a native of Johnson County. She was born to the parentage of the late Eugene Horton and Flora Wright Horton. She was united in holy matrimony to the late Willie Dean Lemon. She was a member of the Thompson Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as an usher, and was formally employed with the Johnson County High School as a custodian.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three children; Barbara Lemon, Edna Lemon, and James Lemon, one granddaughter; Jamillah Holmes, ten siblings; Naomi Horton, Catherine Horton, Willie Mae Brown, Rev. Eugene Horton, Jr., Pauline Dixon, Joseph Horton, Bessie James, Ruby Lemon, Willie Horton, and Freddie L. Horton.

 Survivors include her loving and devoted children; Larry Lemon, David Lemon, Janice Lemon, Wrightsville, Georgia, Willie Ruth Lemon Carlyle, Sandersville, Georgia, and Brenda Lemon, Los Angles, California, eight step-children; Angela (Frankie) Martin, Riley Brown, Geneva Elbert, Lisa (Freddie) Elbert, Debra Hodges, Wrightsville, Georgia, Kendrick Lemon, Dublin, Georgia, Johnny Murray, Augusta, Georgia, and Jan Gilbert, Atlanta, Georgia, sister; Nora (Cater) Turner, Gary, Indiana, sisters-in-laws; Glenda McMiller, and Diane Lemon, brothers-in-laws; Roberta Taylor, New York, Huey (Odera) Taylor, Connecticut, and Johnny (Valentine) Carey, Sandersville, Georgia, twenty-one grandchildren including two devoted; Rachell Lemon, and Tracey (Eddie) Poole, thirty great-grandchildren, and a host of loving nieces including one devoted; Allene Dixon, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

 Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, December 9, 2016 at the Community Missionary Baptist Church627 James Grove Church Road, Wrightsville, Georgia 31096. Burial will follow in the Westview City Cemetery, Wrightsville, Georgia.

 Family may be contacted at the residence; 52 Folsome Drive, Wrightsville, Georgia, 31096, or at Davis Funeral Home.

 You may sign the family personal guestbook at;, or join us on Facebook at; Davis Funeral Home.

 Davis Funeral Home, 315 East Trilby Street, Wrightsville, Georgia 31096 is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Ruby Mae Horton Lemon.

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  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Davis Funeral Home
  • Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    I am so sorry for your loss.Ms.Ruby was a sweet lady,displaying genuine love for her family.I am so thankful to have met her.
    ~ Angela Reaves   Tennille, GA
  • Friday, December 09, 2016
    May God cover you in his care during this time....Heaven has gain an "ANGEL''.....
    ~ Angelus Outlaw   Wrightsville, GA