Family Funeral Care

4925 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN


Ruby Vaughn Wilson

June 2, 1931July 29, 2020

Ruby V. Wilson passed July 29,2020, at the age of 89, after a short illness. She was born in Grenada Mississippi June 2, 1931. She was the widow of Robert E. Wilson, and the daughter of the late Susie and Price Vaughn. She is survived by her six children, Ronald (Barbara) Wilson, Allen (Emaline) Wilson, Sam Wilson, Joyce (Tommy) Thompson, Judy Willis, Bonnie (Jerry) Colley and her ten granddaughters and thirteen great grandchildren. Mrs. Wilson was a retired, board certified medical assistant for Drs. David Rosenthal and Stanley Zellner, for whom she worked for thirty-two years. She enjoyed gardening, puzzles, dancing and her family.

Graveside services will be Tuesday August 4, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery in Millington, Tennessee.


  • Robert E. Wilson, Husband (deceased)
  • Susie and Price Vaughn, Parents (deceased)
  • Ronald (Barbara) Wilson, Child
  • Allen (Emaline) Wilson, Child
  • Sam Wilson, Child
  • Joyce (Tommy) Thompson, Child
  • Judy Willis, Child
  • Bonnie (Jerry) Colley, Child
  • Ruby V. Wilson also leaves ten granddaughters and thirteen great grandchildren.

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  • Graveside service

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Ruby Vaughn Wilson

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Wrigley Meanovich

August 3, 2020

Ruby, my Nanny loved to dance! I would do her hair, and we would go on walks in the hallways. Whenever I would come to Memphis, the first thing I’d do was to go see my Nanny. We would go and get her favorite Krystal hamburgers. Me and her could eat Krystals any time any day. Me and her would love to dance together. And also do puzzles. She was a boss at puzzles! We would do are hair, and eat deserts. I miss her so much. Now, she’s in a better place.

Brenda Colley

August 3, 2020

She also love to bowl when Robert and I was in town sometime I would go to the bowling alley to watch her bowl. Will miss seeing her when we are in town.
Love and praying for the family

Kelly Briggs

August 2, 2020

The best back yard garden ever! Shucking corn, shelling peas, they grew it all. Tomatoes & turnip greens too. I bought spiderwort years ago because I recognized it from her front flower bed. Think of her every year it blooms.

Jimmy Tharp

August 2, 2020

So sorry for your loss.

Susan Sewell

August 2, 2020

I consider myself exceptionally blessed to have grandparents like Nanny and Papaw and a wealth of wonderful memories to remember them by.
I learned so much from my grandmother...how to properly eat cornbread in a glass of milk, how to shuck corn, how to make homemade ice cream, how to stay warm during sleepovers by claiming a spot by the big furnace, and how to work hard and take pride in your job.
I wish my boys would have gotten the chance to grow up and know you, but they will definitely share in your memory. Love you and miss you.


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