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RUBYE DUFFIELD PAGE

Rubye Duffield Page, 90, of Savannah, Georgia and widow of Louie Herbert Page, died Friday afternoon, April 17, 2015, at Savannah Commons surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice Savannah.

page - rubye (150 x 226)Born in Collins, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Remer Duffield and the late Sudie Holland Duffield. Mrs. Page was a longtime, faithful member of Windsor Forest Baptist Church. She was an active member and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Bethlehem Chapter 269. Mrs. Page was an avid volunteer in schools, in visiting the sick, and at election polls. She loved her family and also enjoyed gardening and cooking.

In addition to her husband of 54 years and her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Jimmy Page; six sisters, Ella Smith, Lorie Rolison, Thelma Rollison, Eva Duffield, Marie Edwards and Reba Corrine Gay, and one brother, Leon Duffield.

Surviving are one son, Roy Page and his wife, Pam, of Savannah, Georgia; Jimmy’s widow, her daughter-in-law, Lynn Page of Savannah, Georgia; five grandchildren, Patrick Page and his fiancé, Fallon Rehmert, Kelly Hiltzheimer and her husband, Fitz, Stephanie Kelly and her husband, Matt, Phillip Page and his wife, Amy, and Jonathan Page and his wife, Sarah; two great-grandchildren, Haley Hiltzheimer and Sara Hiltzheimer, and a number of nieces and nephews.

The Order of the Eastern Star Memorial Service will be held at 6 o’clock Monday evening in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue, with the family receiving friends afterwards until 8 o’clock.

The funeral service will be held at 1 o’clock Tuesday afternoon in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by The Reverend Dr. James N. Staubes. Interment will be in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park – West.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Page, Phillip Page, Jonathan Page, Fitz Hiltzheimer, Matt Kelly and William Sims.

Remembrances: Hospice Savannah – Post Office Box #13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416-0190 or Windsor Forest Baptist Church – 12521 White Bluff Road, Savannah, Georgia 31419.

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  1. Robert f simpson says:

    Roy, seems like yesterday we were playing at Wells Park. Thinking of the good times.

  2. Megan Gandy says:

    My sincerest condolences to the Page family. Miss Rubye was a shining example. She will be missed by many. It was a privilege to have known her. I will miss her hearty greeting and beautiful smile.

  3. Mary Page says:

    I met Ms Rubye in 2009 at Savannah Commons, she became a friend from the start. Her pride in her family was evident in the stories she told. She took a shine to my son in his BC JROTC uniform and would make him sit with her at every visit and joke on sharing a last name. I will hold those memories in my heart, she will be greatly missed.

  4. Nancy Harrison-Watson says:

    I have such fond memories of Ms. Rubye from Savannah Commons , where I was the Marketing Director from 2008-2010. Ms. Rubye was one of my most favorite residents. She used to make us cookies, and other wonderful treats.; and we enjoyed them so very much ! Her special ingredient was her love for people ! I am so very sorry for your loss; but am happy that you had such wonderful, loving and special Mother/Grandmother in your lives. Our loss is Heaven’s gain ! May God bless and comfort you , with warm and loving memories of Ms. Rubye, in the days ahead.

  5. Rita & Alan Asher says:

    Alan and I send our deepest condolences and prayers to you at this time. I can still Mrs. Page at 38th Street school shaking her finger at Richard and Jimmy, asking them why they did that. Richard I am going to have to tell your mother. We are thinking of ya’ll

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