Ruby Lee Braswell, 1920-2021

Ruby Lee Braswell Beasley age 100 of Sumpter, AR died Sunday, September 19th, 2021. She was born Wednesday, September 29th, 1920 in Sumpter, AR, a daughter of the late Alvin Braswell and Maude Mae Wilson Braswell. Mrs. Ruby Lee spent her whole life in Sumpter, AR, she was a housewife and homemaker for her family, she was employed with Jack Winter and Masonite. She was passionate about her farming, which consisted of her cattle, tomatoes, raising her turkeys and chickens which brought her a lot of enjoyment. In her older years she became very good at quilting, she made lap quilts for the babies and the sick at home, this was her blessing to them from her. She was of the last to attend Sumpter Schools that went through the 8th grade and she was a lifelong member of Martin’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Also preceding her in death was her husband David Hugh Beasley whom she married January 7th, 1939 and he passed away June 10th 2002. A son-in-law Don West, brothers Marion Francis (Tobe) Braswell and Earnest Jesse Braswell, sister Zelma Braswell Johnson and a grandson-in-law, David Eddington have all proceeded her in death.
Survivors are a son Hugh Allen Beasley and spouse Margaret, Sumpter, AR and a daughter Emma Beasley West, Sumpter, AR. 2 grandchildren Keena Beasley Holt and spouse Ted, Sumpter, AR, and Jonathan Beasley and spouse CJ, East End, AR. 2 great grandchildren Bradley Eddington and Eli Beasley.

Graveside services were 2:00 pm Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 at Outlaw Cemetery with Bro. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Gerald Wilson, Doyle Ozment, Tommy Mitchell, Ken Thornton, Jonathan Beasley, Ted Holt, Bradley Eddington and Eli Beasley. Online guest book

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