Ruby K. Burch, age 92, of Douglas, passed away on Wednesday March 20, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Burch was born on April 20, 1926 in Nicholls, the daughter of the late Ben Kirkland and Courtney Johnson Kirkland.
Mrs. Burch was retired from Campbell Soup Company and from the Coffee County High School lunchroom. She was a member of Harvest Time Church of God for forty-six years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Burch; five brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include a daughter, Janell Kirkland of Douglas; two sons, Willis Joe Burch of Broxton, and Carlton Burch of Ambrose; brother, Noah Kirkland of Hilliard, Fla.; two sisters, Eva Pullen of Jacksonville, Fla., and Penny Jones of Thomasville; thirteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Saturday March 23, 2019 at 2 pm at Harvest Time Church of God with Rev. Bobby Pope, Rev. Glen Fussell and Rev. Marshall Adcock officiating. Interment followed at Chatterton Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jerome Burch, Dennis Burch, Andrew Burch, Benji Spivey, Devon Callejas and Chris Barnes.
Sims Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.