Ruby J. Morrison, 80
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FLETCHER — Ruby Jewell Morrison, 80, of Fletcher, left this life to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Mission Hospital.
A native of Yancy County, she was born on March 19, 1932 to the late Clingman Robinson and Ollie Carroway Robinson. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Byrd. Ruby loved spending time in the garden and working on craft and sewing projects. She was very active in Mills Gap Baptist Church where she was a member, sometimes making sacrifices in her own life so she could help others.
She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Bill; her four children, Bobby Byrd, Gary Byrd, Dean Byrd and Judy Garren; her six step-children, Margaret Cook, Mary Brittan, Bill Morrison, Joy Spiegal, Cindy Drakeford, and Becky Drakeford. She was a loving Nana to her grandchildren, Rick and Chris Garren, Shannon and Heath Byrd, Jill Zarembia, Kim Hartsook, Tammey Arrangton and Gene Wallin; as well as several great and great-great-grandchildren. She is als
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