Colonial Funeral Home

323 2Nd Street, Columbia, MS


Ruth Gill

July 1, 1927September 26, 2019

Ruth Gill, age 92 of Columbia, MS passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Marion General Hospital. A native to Richburg, MS and longtime resident of Columbia, she was a seamstress with Pioneer Aerospace and retired after more than 20 years of employment. Ruth was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Mrs. Gill was preceded in death by her husbands, Lee Roy King, and James “Jimmy” Gill; a daughter, Peggy Hedgepeth; sons, Paul King, and Donnie King; parents, Jessie and Hattie Breeland; and all of her siblings. She is survived by her son, Jessie King; sister-in-law, Lizzie Breeland; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 2:30pm Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Columbia with Reverend A.D. Gammill, presiding. Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Lee Roy King, Husband (deceased)
  • James "Jimmy" Gill, Husband (deceased)
  • Peggy Hedgepeth, Daughter (deceased)
  • Paul King, Son (deceased)
  • Donnie King, Son (deceased)
  • Jessie Breeland, Father (deceased)
  • Hattie Breeland, Mother (deceased)
  • . ., .
  • Jessie King, Son
  • Lizzie Breeland, Sister-in-law
  • Mrs. Gill is also survived by ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and three great great-grandchildren.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, September 28, 2019


Ruth Gill

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Kathy Morgan

September 28, 2019

Such a sweet lady!! Praying for God's comfort to your family