Ruth Joy Jackson Barrington


Ruth Joy Jackson Barrington, age 85, of Madison, Mississippi, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, August 7, 2020.

Ruth attended Broadmoor Baptist Church in Jackson faithfully until she was unable. She was born in Bradley, Arkansas July 13, 1935 where she graduated from Bradley High School after being named "Cutest". She was married to James Barrington for 25 years. After moving from Bradley to Texas to Georgia, she settled in Jackson, MS in 1967.  

She is preceded in death by her parents Clyde and Edith Jackson. 

Ruth's survivors include one sister Carolyn Gray, Stonewall, AR and brothers Max Jackson (Donna), Hot Springs, AR and Clyde Jackson (Anita) Taylorsville, KY; two daughters, Rhonda Williams (Hank) St. Petersburg, FL and Ann McElroy (Bob) Madison, MS; four grandsons, Brady (Cory) Oxford, MS, Robby Britt (Danielle) Lafayette, LA, Thomas McElroy (Missy) Madison, MS and Michael McElroy (Reagan) Madison, MS; eight great-grandchildren, Watson Williamson, Lily Williamson, Elliot Britt, Emma McElroy, Robert McElroy, Camp McElroy, Everett McElroy, Miriam McElroy and one great grandchild due in September. Graveside services were held August 9, 2020 at Parkway Funeral Home with Rev. Linda Rickman officiating.

Memorials may be made to Broadmoor Baptist Church or Alzheimer's Mississippi, Inc.

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