Ruby Lee (Boyd) Crisp
- September 22, 1923 - October 20, 2011
- Chocowinity, North Carolina
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“To Otis jr and the Crispfamily so soory to hear of Mrs. Ruby's passing and sorry we could'nt be there.The boys and I have so many memory's of her...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Gloria Pollard Nanney - Farmville, NC
“To the family of Sister Ruby, I am emailing to say I am sorry to hear she has passed away. I became to know Sister Ruby when I married Sister Edna...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: charlene woolard - Jefferson, GA
“May your memories, God's love and the prayers of your friends give you strength. We are all thinking of you.
3 of 18 | Posted by: Cameron, Rhesa Jo & Shell Lewis Sparrow - NC
“Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Mrs. Ruby was a special lady to many and will truly be missed. Johnnie and I send you...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Dixon Lewis - Chocowinity, NC
“Mrs. Ruby was one of the sweetest ladies I've ever met. My mother loved her, and she spoke many times of all the good times she had as a young...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Everette Hartman - NC
“Gone from sight, but never from the heart. Mrs. Ruby was a special person and will always be remembered by so many whose lives she touched in so...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Turner Pest Control, Inc - NC
“Mr. A.L. Greg, Robbie and Jennis and family,
We are so sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother. You and your family are in our thoughts...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Paramore - Chocowinity, NC
“Al and Angela,
We are sorry to learn of your mothers passing. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family.
8 of 18 | Posted by: Phil and Tori Edwards - NC
“A.L., Ottis, Jr. and Jesse,
I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Ruby's passing; she was always so sweet and kind and she will be missed! You and the...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Judy Boyd Cassano - Atlanta, GA
“Miss Ruby was a great lady of God who will be truly missed by all who knew her. We loved her smile, her genuineness. her wit, and her devotion to...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Lexa Upton - Chocowinity, NC
“To the Crisp family:
You all are in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. May God continue to give you the peace, comfort, & strength...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Rick & Pam Atwood - Boonville, NC
“Miss Ruby, a very Special Lady, we are happy to have known her.
12 of 18 | Posted by: Joyce & Jobie Hughes - Davie, FL
“Dear Crisp Family, My heart is heavy with your loss here on earth BUT this is what Ms. Ruby has been living for and her life is a testimony to this....Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Joyce Baker - Chocowinity, NC
“We are sorry to hear of your loss. Ottis, Jessie and the rest of the family are all in our thoughts and prayers. She was a blessing to all that came...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Pandore Williams---Allen Dudley - NC
“Dear AL, Angela, Robbie, Greg, & Jennis and all the family
Miss Ruby was a special lady. Our hearts go out to you. May the happy memories you...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Mike & Barbara Schatz - NC
“We offer our deepest sympathy to everyone in the family. Ruby was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and we know that she now joins Otis with our...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Ken & Geneva Duty - St. Augustine, FL
“Heaven has a new angel. A good woman has left this world with many good memories. May the Lord comfort you in this time. Love and prayers for the...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Diane Pinkham - Washington, NC
“Dear Ottis,Shirley & Brad,
We are so sorry to hear about your Mom & Grandma, She was a special Lady. We are sure that she has left you with...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Tina & Alan Jordan - Washington , NC
Click here to view the Celebration of Life video for Ruth Crisp.
Mrs. Ruby Lee Boyd Crisp, age 88, a resident of 1543 Whichard's Beach Road, Chocowinity, NC, died Thursday, October 20, 2011.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am Monday, October 24, 2011, at 15th Street Church of God in Washington officiated by Pastor Phillip Jethro and assisted by Pastors Thomas Lee and Harold Anderson. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Greg Crisp, Matt Crisp, Robbie Crisp, Jennis Crisp, Billy Gurganus, Dwayne Gurganus, and Kelly Gurganus will serve as pallbearers. Andy Crisp, Brad Kooken-Crisp, Shane Taylor, Tilmon Boyd, Jimmy Taylor, Phillip Boyd, Tony Boyd, Dalmon Boyd, Halston Boyd, Donnie Smith, Ricks Elks, Medford Elks and Louis Martin, Jr. will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends Sunday, October 23, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at 15th Street Church of God in Washington and other times at the home of Ottis and Shirley Crisp, 60 Harbor Drive, Chocowinity, NC.
Mrs. Crisp was born in Bath, NC, September 22, 1923, the daughter of the late Rufus Boyd and Sarah Warren Boyd. She was married on October 12, 1941, to Ottis M. Crisp, who preceded her in death on January 18, 2009. Mrs. Crisp was first and foremost a devoted servant of Jesus Christ; in serving Him, she tirelessly served others as a homemaker, mother, pastor's wife, confidante and friend. She and her husband assisted in establishing the Chocowinity and Bath Churches of God, pastoring the Bath and Fort Barnwell churches for over 20 years. During her retirement, she and her husband ministered to the guests at Twin Lakes Camping Resort teaching Sunday School. In later years, she was an active member of the Chocowinity and 15th Street Churches of God. She enjoyed being a part of the Washington church Ladies Ministries and member of the Ambassador's Sunday School class.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Crisp Allen and husband James of Pantego; three sons, A.L. Crisp and wife Angela of Washington, Ottis Crisp, Jr. and wife Shirley, and Jesse Crisp and wife Ann Marie all of Chocowinity; nine grandchildren, Amy Allen Boyd, Christina Allen Lyon, Greg Crisp, Robbie Crisp, Jennis Crisp, Matt Crisp, Jaime Crisp Chadwick, Brad Kooken-Crisp, and Andy Crisp; and eleven great- grandchildren, Carson Lyon, Sarah and Ethan Boyd, Cayman, Kyle, and Kinley Crisp, Emma and Will Crisp, Logan and Grant Crisp, and Asa Chadwick.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Charlie Rufus Boyd, William (Bill) Warren Boyd, Carmer P. Boyd, and Jatha E. Boyd; and five sisters, Dora (Lizzie) Boyd Chrismon, Hilda Josephine Boyd, Retha Boyd Taylor, Bessie Rachel Boyd, and Eunice Boyd Gurganus.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the 15th Street Church of God, 336 E 15th Street, Washington, NC 27889.
You may share a memory with the family and view the video tribute by visiting www.pamlicofuneralservices.com.
Pamlico Funeral and Cremation Service of Washington is serving the Crisp family.