Ruby Guthrie Stovall, age 98, passed away on May 27, 2019 at Whitmore Retirement Center. A native of Granville County, she was born on April 19, 1921 to the late John “Jack” Guthrie and Bertha Waller Brinkley Guthrie.
Ruby is survived by her son, David M. Stovall (Carolyn); Eleanor H. Stovall, her daughter-in-law,; her brother, John Charles “J.C.” Guthrie; her six grandchildren, Caroline Folger, David F. Stovall, Kevin H. Stovall (Lori), and Bryan H. Stovall (Lizzie), Barbara Rankin (Keaton) and Brandon Stovall (Betsy); her seven great grandchildren, Jourdan, David A., Kathryn, Wilder, Rebecca, Will and Grace.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, W. H. Stovall; her son, Gene Taylor Stovall; one sister and five brothers.
A visitation will be held for family and friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, 503 College Street, Oxford, NC. Services will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in the Chapel officiated by Rev. John Yount, Sr. Burial will follow at Stovall Baptist Church Cemetery.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the charity of your choice.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Whitmore Retirement Center for all their care.
The Stovall family is being proudly served by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, Oxford, NC. Online memorials may be found at www.HallWynne.com