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Mrs. Ruby May Cheek Obituary


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“Mom, You left us two weeks ago and I miss you so much. I have shed many tears. I know you are much better off than I am right now, but everyday I...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Kathy Casstevens - Boonville, NC

“Grandma looked so beautiful tonight and at peace. Although we were all hurting in side, knowing, she would no longer be in our physical presence, we...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Cindy Cheek Call - Ronda, NC

“The most wonderful and loving Mother is the way we think of her.She never complained about anything no matter how sick she was. When we called or...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Daughter and Son-in-Law, Kathy & Dale - NC

“Grandma Ruby was the BEST grandma. She was so loving and caring and she loved everybody. Me and my girls are going to miss her so much. She holds a...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Darlene Holloway - Roaring River, NC

“Ruby was a such a special person. She was so sweet and caring. Everytime I saw her, she was smiling and laughing. She will definitely be missed but I...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Cindy Prevette (Binky) - NC

“Grandma was the sweetest lady I have ever known and I will miss her dearly! Not one day will ever pass that my boys and myself won't miss her smile...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Upright - Statesville, NC

“Grandma, you will always be in my heart.I know that now you are with the angels in heaven looking down with a peacefullness that you haven't had in...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Cindy Cheek Call - Ronda, NC

“Ruby was a great lady. I enjoyed going to see her and talking with her. I didn't know her long but she made a place in my heart for only her. I will...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Dotty Cheek - Roaring River, NC

“Grandma Ruby was one of a kind. She was always there for me no matter what it was I could go see her and she made me feel better. I will miss her...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Rocky Cheek - Roaring River, NC

“Ruby was an amazing lady who had nothing but love to give and that's all I ever wanted from her.She was the best Grandmother who showed everyone...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Penny Cheek Poplin - Austinville, VA


Mrs. Ruby May Cheek, age 84, of White Plains Rd. passed away Saturday, March 14, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Cheek was born February 23, 1925 in Wilkes County to Dallas and Lessie Cothren Billings. Mrs. Cheek attended Rachel Baptist Church; she was a homemaker and a wonderful loving mother. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Arlie Cheek and two brothers Olin Billings, and Marvin Billings. Survivors include; three sons, Lester Cheek and his wife Charline, Ronnie Cheek, and Randy Cheek all of Roaring River; seven daughters, Pauline Upright of Mooresville, Rosa Lee Mask and her husbandBobby of Roaring River, Betty Lou Holloway and her husband J.L. of Roaring River, Peggy Crabb and her husband Jim of Roaring River, Ethel Marie Conley and her husband Gary of Statesville, Kathy Casstevens and her husband Dale of Boonville, and Karen Gillis and her husband Kent of North Wilkesboro; four sisters, Bonnie Bauguess of Roaring River, Mozelle Woodruff of Roaring River, Emma Billings of Mocksville, and Annie Dyer of Millers Creek; seventy grand and great grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Cheek will be held at 2pm Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at New Light Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Matthew Higgins, and Rev. David Key. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8pm at Hodges Funeral Home in Elkin. The family will accept flowers or memorials can be made to Hospice of Wilkes 1907 West Park Drive, N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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