Ruby Cox Bright (8-11-11) services 8-13-11



Ruby Cox Bright

Ruby F. Cox Bright was born March 13, 1942, in Selmer, the daughter of the late Carlie Douglas and Lois King Cox.

She was united in marriage to Robert Lee Bright, who preceded her in death on Aug. 12, 2006.

Mrs. Bright retired from the waxing department of Aqua Glass in Adamsville, after more than 15 years of service. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother and grandmother, and an avid Elvis Presley fan. Mrs. Bright was a member of the Sulphur Springs Methodist Church.

Mrs. Bright departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 11, in Selmer, at the age of 69 years, 4 months, 29 days.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathy (Bright) Spratlin of Jackson, Tenn.; two sons, Lonnie Dillon of Selmer and Dale Bright and wife Christie of Savannah; six grandchildren: Samantha Dillon, Cody Lee, Lauren Smith, Kimberly Lee, Lindsey Spratlin, Hannah Bright; two sisters, Joyce Grantham and Cathy Owen and husband Gary, all of Selmer; a brother, Guy Wayne Cox and wife Mary of Selmer; a sister-in-law, Geneva Dowd of Walnut, Miss.; and many extended family and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Bright was preceded in death by a son, Gary Keith (Cull) Dillon; two sisters, Johnnie Marie Moore, Carline (Cox) Elam; and a nephew, Jamie Cox.

Services were held on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer with Zolon Clayton officiating. Burial followed in the Sulphur Springs Cemetery at Selmer.