You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11
Ruby Grace Van Crowson, 100 years old, loving mother, granny, great-granny, great-great granny and friend to so many, was called to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at her daughter's residence in Walnut, MS. She was born to George and Linnie Ethel Van on January 9, 1918, in Kentwood, LA. Ruby lived life to its fullest, always positive and grateful for every day. She loved going to church and singing the beautiful hymns with her brothers and sisters in Christ. Ruby loved her Louisiana roots and enjoyed watching LSU sports. She was always optimistic and was an inspiration to all who knew her.
Ruby is survived by her three daughters, Barbara Rego and husband Robert, of Hermitage, TN, Dorothy LeBlanc and husband Harold, of Baton Rouge, LA, and Beverly Sullivan and husband Larry, of Walnut , MS; ten grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; seventeen great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruby is preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Sidney Crowson, parents George Washington Van and Linnie Ethel Jones Van; and three brothers, Harty “Rip” Clifton Van; George Curry Van, and Harold Morris Van.
Pallbearers will be Michael Sullivan, Sr., Eric Nye, Doug Reding, Landon Nye, Easton Nye and Michael Sullivan, II.
Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, LA, on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. until the funeral services honoring her life well lived at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Dr. A.W. Smart. The graveside service and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Baker Funeral Home is honored to serve the Crowson family and invites you to sign the guestbook and share memories at bakerfuneralhomeonline.com.
Your mother surely lived a full life.
Kenneth BinghamNew Iberia, LA
Condolences on the loss of your mother. I know the heartache you are feeling as I lost my mother just a few months ago.
God Bless and take care,
Shirley Sawka Lissard
Shirley LissardLafayette, LA
Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Peggy and Jimmy MagetteHoover, AL
The short time knowing granny it’s like we have known her a long time. She is at peace now is in the care of Jesus in heaven with her family and no worries. Rest In Peace Mrs Ruby
Randy and Linda PolkBaton Rouge, LA
So sorry for your loss. I've lost a special friend, but heaven has gained an angel.
Edna RogersBaker, LA
Mrs Ruby was a delightful, lovely Christian example! Loved her. Lisa Davis
Lisa DavisMiddleton, Th, LA
She was a good lady and always sweet and kind.
John stubbsRipley, MS
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for your family. Ms. Ruby was such a sweet lady.
Jeanette MartinBaker, LA