Ruby Gordon Parris Caughman

September 11, 1928September 10, 2018

COLUMBIA - Funeral Services for Mrs. Ruby Gordon Parris Caughman, 89, will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Beulah Baptist Church. Burial will be held 4:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, East Main Street in Spartanburg. The family will receive family and friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

Ruby passed away Monday, September 10, 2018. She was born September 11, 1928 in Spartanburg to Fay Goforth and Mary Sue “Sudie” Bailey Gordon. She was a graduate of Spartanburg High School, an active member of Beulah Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist North Spartanburg. Ruby will be remembered for her infectious smile and her love for all who knew her.

In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her husband’s, John Lawrence Parris, Ernest Bruce Caughman and her brother, Fay Gordon. Survivors include her daughters, Susan Caughman (David), Joyce Bagwell (Gene); a step-daughter, Jenny Bellinger; seven grandchildren, Craig Kennedy, Brandon Kennedy (Hayley), Chris Caughman (Mary Benton), Lauren Grice, Joshua Caughman (Emily), Michael Bellinger (Deven), Brian Bellinger; and ten great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beulah Baptist Church, 9487 Garners Ferry Road, Hopkins, SC, 29061.

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  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 13, 2018
  • Burial Thursday, September 13, 2018

Ruby Gordon Parris Caughman

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