Ruby C. Stewart
November 27, 1917 – April 8, 2019
Ruby C. Stewart, age 101 of Antioch Church Rd., Dunn, died on Monday Evening, April 8, 2019 at Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital in Dunn, NC. Ruby was born on November 27, 1917 in Harnett County the daughter of the late Clarence Grayson Colville and Lena Belle Godwin Colville. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Emory Stewart. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, John Colville, James H. Colville & William Robert Colville and sisters, Maggie C. Darroch & Mary C. Stafford. Ruby retired from Erwin Mills with 32 years of service, but she still worked, she was the owner and operator of Royal Duke Florist working well into her 90’s. Ruby was one of a kind, she loved to cook and invite people to come and eat. She cooked for people sick and shut in, She was a “Meals on Wheel” before there was a “Meals on Wheels.” She loved people and enjoyed doing for others. She loved fishing and continued going fishing well into her 90’s and when she had a good day fishing, she cooked her catch and shared with friends and family by cooking and inviting them to eat. She enjoyed traveling going on trips to New York City, the Bahamas and many other places. She attended Antioch Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church and was very active all of her life. She enjoyed her Senior Citizen Sunshine Group at the church. A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Antioch Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Wesley Hamilton & Rev. Buster Wiley officiating. Burial will follow in Erwin Memorial Park.
She is survived by her son: Ronald E. Stewart & (wife) Delores of Dunn, NC. Grandchildren: Angela Stewart Byrd & (husband) John of Clayton, NC. Bryan Joseph Stewart & (wife) Rachel Kathleen of Florence, SC Great Grandchildren: Georgia Byrd, John Stewart, III, Chesley Bryan Stewart, Grayson Thomas Stewart. Many Nieces and Nephews The Family will receive Friends Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at and at other times at the home of Ronald & Delores Stewart
- Clarence Grayson Colville, Father
- Lena Belle Godwin Coville, Mother
- Joseph Emory Stewart, Husband
- John Colville, Brother
- James H. Colville, Brother
- William Robert Colville, Brother
- Maggie C. Darroach, Sister
- Mary C. Stafford, Sister
- Ronald E. Stewart and wife Delores, Son
- Angela Stewart Byrd and husband John, Granddaughter
- Bryan Joseph Stewart and wife Rachel Kathleen, Grandson
- Charles Stafford
- Rudy Hall
- Leslie Wrench
- Ron House
- John Byrd
- Bryan Stewart
- Recieving Of Friends Friday, April 12, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, April 13, 2019
Ruby C. Stewart
April 10, 2019
Ms Ruby was a beautiful, sweet, loving lady. She did flowers for our family for years. My mother, Elizabeth,Lib, Benson were good friends. May God comfort the family with peace, joy and love knowing Ms. RUby is celebrating with Jesus and many family members. Pam Barefoot
April 9, 2019
Ronnie and Delores, Children and Grandchildren....I am so sorry for your loss.
I didnt know Ms Ruby personally but I do know from all of you what a dear Mama, Grandma, Great Grandma, and friend she was to many.
She had a full and long life and is at rest now.
Praying for peace and strength for you all at this time. Cherish those precious memories and i am sure you will.
Love to All,
Judy and Ken