Ruby Jean Henderson Ferris
Ruby Jean Henderson Ferris

February 3, 1930 - October 9, 2018
Born in Dodge County, Georgia
Resided in Waycross, Georgia
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Mrs. Ruby Jean Henderson Ferris, 88, died Tuesday morning (October 9, 2018) at the Baptist Village Retirement Communities following an extended illness.

She was born in Dodge County, GA but had resided in Ware County most of her life. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Mrs. Ferris was a daughter of the late George Milton Cadwell and Annie Taylor Cadwell. She was also preceded in death by the father of her children, Herman Henderson; and two brothers, Franklin Cadwell and Sidney Cadwell.

She is survived by five daughters, Wanda Jean Jordan (Gerald) of Waycross, Pamela Elaine McMillan (Wendell) of Waycross, Merlene Spradley (Wayne) of Blackshear, Rhonda Gail Beverley of Argyle, and Teresa Kim Griffin (Richard) of Waycross; four sons, Danny Henderson (Marion) of Homerville, Freddie Henderson of Homerville, Carl Henderson (Elizabeth) of Homerville, and Tim Henderson (Angela) of Waycross; 22 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and a sister, Merle Rutledge of Savannah.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday (October 13, 2018) at Oakland Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Friday evening at Music Funeral Home from 6 until 8 o’clock.

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Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Friday, October 12, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Oakland Cemetery
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Saturday, October 13, 2018
11:00 AM
Oakland Cemetery
2410 Alice St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Saturday, October 13, 2018
11:00 AM