Ruby Lee Humbers Gossett, 90, resident of Ripley and much loved mother, sister and grandmother, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening July 10, 2019 at The Mississippi Care Center in Corinth following a brief illness. Funeral Services honoring the Christian life of Mrs. Gossett will be at 2 PM Sunday July 14 at New Life Pentecostal Church in Ripley with Bro. Bobby Goode officiating. Burial will follow in Community Pentecostal Cemetery near Walnut. Arrangements will be provided by The Ripley Funeral Home. Mrs. Gossett was born April 2, 1929 in Sulligent, Al , the daughter of the late Harvey and Zettie Holliday Humbers. She received her education in the Sulligent, Alabama Public School System and was married to her beloved husband, Arthur Anderson Gossett who preceded her in death November 20, 1993. Mrs. Gossett moved to Tippah County in 1985 and was a retired employee of Pep Industries, Inc. A devoted member of New Life Pentecostal Church as long as health permitted, she will be remembered for her Christian values, for reading her Bible and the love she had for her family and friends. Crocheting, fishing, bowling, cooking and her passion for "going anywhere-anytime" with her family. Visitation will continue today from 12 noon until 2 PM at New Life Pentecostal Church. Memories will be cherished by her daughter, Dora Casner of Walnut, one son, Jerry Gossett (Salida Alstrom) of Naplate, IL, a sister, Earline Taylor (Kenneth) of Winfield, AL, one brother, Earl Ray Humbers (Stella) of Red Bay, AL, seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and twenty five great great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a son, Larry Gossett, a son in law, John Albert Casner, three sisters, Virginia Mae Floyd, Gertrude and Mary Jane Humbers, six brothers, Walter, JT, LV, Murray, JD and Orbie Humbers, two grandsons and one great great granddaughter. The Ripley Funeral Home invites you to share memories with the Gossett family at www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
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