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Mary Ruth Maples

June 27, 1935 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Mary Maples Obituary

Mary Ruth Maples, age 88, passed away January 4, 2024. She was a member of Lighthouse Worship Center. She greatly enjoyed thrift store shopping, playing cards, and tending her plants. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and dear friend who will be missed.              

She is preceded in death by her husband, Percy Maples; parents, Marvin and Ada Fisher; sisters, Betty Ott and Lorene Wade; brother, Alton Fisher; granddaughter, Leann Hodges.    

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Ricky (Melani) Howell; daughter, Sharon Gray; grandchildren, Amanda (Hoss) Mason, Mark Shoemaker, Jake Howell, Nicholas Brannon, Wyatt (Natasha) Gray and Whitney (Mack) Walley; great grandchildren, Dylan (Mallory) Mason, Logan (Katelin) Mason, Ethan Mason, Maddie Hodges, Lennon Mason, Emilia Howell, Shealynn Causey, Taylor Gray, Davaney Walley, Genesis Walley, Garrett Gray, and Walker Gray; great-great grandchildren, Ember Mason, Jagger Mason and Dax Mason; siblings, Herbert (Tina) Fisher, Margaret Sims, Jeana Davis, and Margie Chestnut; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.       

The Visitation will be Tuesday, January 9, 2024 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Moments Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will begin at 12:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Darrick Hoyt officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery. Pallbearers include Nicholas Brannon, Jake Howell, Wyatt Gray, Dylan Mason, Logan Mason, Ethan Mason and John Fisher.    

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 

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January 9, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Moments Funeral Home
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452

Funeral Service
January 9, 2024

12:00 PM
Moments Funeral Home
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452


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