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Ruby Perkins

Ruby Perkins , departed this life on Monday, May 23 2022. She was born on March 11, 1933 to the late Edgar T Magee and Edna J. Magee in Franklinton, La. She accepted Christ at an early age. During her Christian walk with God, she has been a faithful member of New Hope Baptist church in New Orleans and Greater Neal Temple Church of Winnfield La. where she attended post Katrina until her return home to New Orleans. She was employed by Xavier University for many years. Ruby leaves to mourn her passing her loving and devoted husband, Clarence Perkins, Sr., one son, Rushell (Constance) Magee, four grandchildren, Risha Magee, and
Kriandra (Dee) Boyd Dallas, TX, Frankie (Erica) Pilot Magee and Gary Pilot Magee New Orleans. Bonus Family, one son Clarence Perkins, Jr. Fairfax, VA, two daughters Wendolyn (Roy) Birdsong New Orleans, Kevia Scott Charlotte, NC, two grandsons Roy Birdsong III, Slidell La and Christopher Birdsong, Dallas, TX. One sister, Bessie Lee Davis Franklinton, La, three brothers, Benjamin Magee, Franklinton, La Otis (Ruth) Magee Winnfield, La, Arthur Magee Houston, TX, three sister-in-law’s, seven brother-in-law’s, and a host of great aunts, great grand-children’s, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

  • Relatives and friends of the family, Pastors, Officers, and Members of New Hope Baptist Church, Church of the Living Word, Greater Neal Temple Church, Winnfield, La, staff of Riverbed Nursing Center and
    Compassus are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM at New Hope Baptist Church, 1807 Reverend John Raphael Jr. Way, New Orleans, LA.


  • Visitation will be at 9:00 AM until hour of service.


  • Interment Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Dr., Slidell, LA., 70460.



    Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.

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