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Irma Ruth Casey

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Irma Ruth Casey

Memphis, TN

Irma Ruth Casey, 73, of Memphis, TN, known to many as "Aunt Ruth", passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2017, surrounded by her huge and loving extended family, at Methodist Hospital South. She was born August 31, 1943. She was preceded in death by her father, Cap Casey, Sr., a brother, Charles "Chuck" Casey and a sister, Lena Casey Hurt.

She grew up in Hernando, Mississippi, where she attended Central High School before her family moved to Memphis, where she graduated from Geeter High School, in 1962. She was a very talented seamstress and the most generous person you could ever meet. She loved her family and lived life to the fullest, until her health failed.

She leaves behind her mother, Rosie Bachus Mosby; sisters, Peggy Mosby Bentley (Fred), Diane Mosby and Susie Neal (Eddie); brothers, Cap Casey, Jr. (Bobbie), Rev. Alvin Casey (Jacqueline), Lee Thomas Mosby (Patricia) and Jerry Mosby, and many, many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, neighbors and lifelong friends; and "special" daughters, Vanessa, Pam and Terresa.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3-6 p.m. at E.H. Ford Mortuary, 3390 Elvis Presley Blvd. Funeral services will commence Wednesday, at 11 a.m., at St. Mark Baptist Church, 940 S. Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38126, Rev. J.C. Bachus, officiating.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 9, 2017
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