Obituary of Ruby Kirkland
On Sunday, November 11, 2018, God heard our prayers and gave our mother, Ruby Brown Kirkland, her ultimate healing.
She was a lifelong member of Holly Springs Baptist Church where she actively served. She was active in the community development club, 4H club and was devoted to family and friends. Her door was always open and she always had a spot at her table.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Cleophus Kirkland who died May 17, 2012 and her parents, Glenn and Pearl Brown; and her grandson, Scott Lee Kirkland.
She is survived by Sandra Materangelo and husband Leo of Anderson, SC, Barbara Bridges and husband Jim of Whittier; six grandchildren, Jason Howell, Amanda Collins, Kiesha Bridges, Nathan Bridges, John Smith, Janessa Smith; and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday at Holly Springs Baptist Church. Revs. Eddie Stillwell and Tim Barker will officiate with burial in the Holly Springs Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday at the church.To send flowers to the family of Ruby Kirkland, please visit Tribute Store
Interment at: Holly Springs Cemetery
Crisp Funeral Home was established in 1997 by Michael L. Crisp to better serve the families of Swain County and surrounding areas.
669 Highway 19 South - PO Box 1639
Bryson City, NC 28713
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