Ruby Jewel Brodus, 58

by | February 14, 2020 9:57 am

Funeral services for Ruby Jewel Brodus were held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Mount Zion AME Church in Garfield with Pastor V. Lewis officiating and Pastor Robert Johnson assisting. Repast took place inside Mount Zion’s social hall. She passed peacefully in her sleep Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Ruby Jewel Brodus was born May 10, 1961 in Jenkins County to the late Jule Bady and the late Trudie Branch. She attended school in Emanuel County and later moved to Dayton, Ohio, where she met her husband, Bruce Brodus. She later returned home and spend most of her time residing in Emanuel and Jenkins counties. At a very early age, she became a member of Mount Zion AME Church in Garfield. She worked at Twin City Manufacturing Company in Twin City as a seamstress for many years, and she was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include two daughters, LaRose Brodus of Garfield and Stephanie Brodus of Twin City; several grandchildren, Shaquania Arline, Tatyana Brodus, Sylvester Mack, Marquita Mack, Sade Brodus, Damien Brodus, and Desmond Brodus; great-grands Taylor Brodus and Alyssa Arline; four brothers, Johnny (Irene) Branch of Millen, George (Alfa Lee) Bady Sr. of Garfield, Jule (Shalonda) Bady of Twin City, and Isaac (Betty) Bady of Philadelpha; six sisters, Bobbie J. Reese of Garfield, Tracy (Calvin) Bell of Swainsboro, Willie Mae (Earl) Deas of Swainsboro, Denise (Jermaine) Jordan of Vidalia, Selina (Gregory) Fife of Garfield, and Leola Clements of Atlanta; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, Earnest Carr, and other friends.

Pallbearers were her nephews, and her nieces were the flower attendants.

Mosley’s Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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