Ruby Lynn Mordecai

Published 4:21 pm Monday, October 26, 2020

Ruby Lynn Mordecai died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. She was 85.

Born in Tallahatchie County, she had been a resident of Vicksburg since 1969. She was the daughter of the late Jim and Iris Rodgers. She worked at Warren Central High School as a librarian and retired from Waterways Experiment Station. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Stewart Mordecai; and a son, Gregory Lynn Mordecai.

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She is survived by three sons, William Howard Mordecai (Sharron), Donald Glenn Mordecai and Arthur Lee Mordecai (LeeAnn); a daughter, Linda Carol Mordecai; and two grandsons, Michael Parham Mordecai and Matthew Peyton Mordecai.

A graveside service will be Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.