Ruby Lee Holmes Strother
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Ruby Lee Holmes Strother
  • August 24, 1930 - June 23, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Ruby Lee Holmes Strother of Raleigh died June 23, 2017 at Raleigh Rehabilitation Center. She was born Saturday, August 24, 1930 in Franklin County but lived in Raleigh most of her life. She worked in the textile industry in quality control for many years. She was a long time faithful member of Pilot Baptist Church in the historic area known as " Pilot Mill Hill ", in Raleigh.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Henry and siblings, brothers, Eddie and Jessie Holmes; sisters, Peggy Reed and Marjorie Frazier.
Surviving is her son Alton Mickey Tolbert of Japan; and her faithful guardian, Veda Murrell.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice in Ruby's name.
Arrangements under the direction of Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St. Raleigh, North Carolina.