Ruby Christine Howell

Published 3:03 pm Monday, December 16, 2019

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Ruby Christine Howell died on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

She was born April 17, 1949, in the Farmington community to the late Cornelias Carson Howell. Ruby attended Davie County Schools. She was an awesome mother, homemaker and friend. She was of the Apostolic faith. She enjoyed shopping, riding and being with her church and family. She loved to dance, laugh and dress up with rhinestones and sparkles. She was a true diva and her smile would brighten your day.  Ruby was compassionate and the best listener.

She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Sarah “Cupie” and Mozella “Mo”.

Survivors: her husband, Nathaniel Dunlap; 6 children, Danny White of Mocksville, William “Bill” Mayfield Jr. (Ann) of Kinston, Yvette “Vette” Mayfield, Angela “Angie” Mayfield, both of Lexington, Leonard “Roy Dean” Holland of Harmony and Danette “FuFu” Redmond (Timothy) of Advance; a sister, Addie Gillespie (Norman); a brother-in-law, Paul Dobson; a special niece, Ruby Stevenson; a godbrother, James Shepard; 2 special sister friends, Carolyn Harris and Kathie Foster; 14 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 19 at Lambert Graham Funeral Chapel.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Rose Cemetery.