Obituary of Ruby Manning Milling
Ruby Manning Milling, 89, of Hopkins, SC passed away March 10, 2020 at her home. She was born on March 22, 1930 to the late Theodore Roosevelt Manning, Sr. and Jessie Annie Lumpkin. She was married to the late Andrew Alvin Milling, Sr.
After the completion of high school, she graduated from Allen University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Ruby enjoyed teaching Sunday School, gardening, helping children, and singing with the Jubilee Choir at Zion Chapel where she was a Deaconess. She was a teacher at Kelly Miller Elementary, Fairfield Intermediate School, and a United Supply Specialist Instructor at Fort Jackson. After retiring she continued to teach others until her passing.
She is survived by her children : Patricia Gail (Keith) Davis of Ridgeway, SC; Valerie and Carol Milling of Hopkins, SC; Travis Milling of West Columbia, SC; Michelle (Michael) Petrone of Hopkins, SC; Sharon (Richard) Evans of Hopkins; thirteen grandchildren, Natasha, Andrea and Michael Milling of Columbia, SC; Alicia D. Warren of Hopkins; Dylan, Chayton, Nash, and Paris Davis of Ridgway, SC; Richard, Precious, and JR Evans of Hopkins, SC; William and Jason Petrone of Chapin, SC; two great grandchildren, Khloe Evans and Christian Lide and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives and friends in addition to Sharon E. (Jenkins) Milling.
She was preceded in death by her son, Andrew Alvin Milling, Jr.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:30 pm at Zion Chapel Baptist Church # 2, 11 Reeder Point Drive, Columbia, SC 29209. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Serenity Gardens.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruby Milling, please visit Tribute Store