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Ruby (Rattler) Lumpkin


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Ruby (Rattler) Lumpkin Obituary
Lumpkin (Rattler), Ruby
1944 - 2017
Ruby Louise (Rattler) Lumpkin, 73, born January 3, 1944 in Charleston, MS, passed away September 4, 2017 at her Columbus, OH residence. A devoted member of Greater Faith Temple A.O.H. Church of God, she gave her life to the Lord in 1973 and became a Mother of the Church in 1985. Preceded in death by husband James Lumpkin, son Jessie Johnson, father Green H. Rattler, mother Margaret Louise Brown, stepfather Joe Brown, Sr., 7 brothers, and one sister. Survived by children, Ethel Rattler, James L. Rattler, Betty Rattler, James Lumpkin, Jr., Joseph Lumpkin, Susie Carreker-Lumpkin (Vincent), John Lumpkin, and Lee Roy Lumpkin; stepdaughters, Lila (Jaj-Mar) David and Lucy Johnson; 5 brothers, 7 sisters, 20 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; goddaughter, Lisa Mickens; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Homegoing Celebration 12 noon Friday, September 15, 2017 at Greater Faith Temple A.O.H. Church of God, Inc., 1186 Oak St., where her family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the start of service. Interment Eastlawn Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To express condolences or send flowers to Mother Lumpkin's family, please visit her online memory book at www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Sept. 13, 2017
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