Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

October 4, 2013

Rufus Ramsey Fields

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Rufus Ramsey Fields, 88, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. He was born Dec. 7, 1924 in Emmett to John Marvin Fields and Maggie Vesper Fields. He is a Veteran of World War II. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Hella Temple Shrine.

He is preceded in death by his wife Joyce Ragan Fields; brothers, J.D. Fields and Bud Fields; sisters, Myra Downey, Alene Fields, Maureen Cook, Tommie Jean Hancock and Christene Melton.

He is survived by his daughter, Carol McAdoo and husband Bruce of Colleyville; granddaughter, Wendy Mawhee and husband Keith of Carrollton; great-grandchildren, Lauren Mawhee and Evan Mawhee and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside Service will follow at 12 noon at Dresden Cemetery.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.