Ruby Lee Mayberry Kerr, age 91 of Stony Point, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at Valley Nursing Home after an extended illness.  She was born November 27, 1926 in Alexander County to the late John Glover Mayberry and Fannie Mitchell Mayberry. 

She was a textile worker and member of South River Methodist Church.  She loved to cook, make pies and give to people, she loved her red roses, also loved to sing.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lester Alexander Lackey; a second husband, Clarence Monroe Kerr;  four sisters, Ethel Kathryn Mayberry, Loretta Warren, Hazel Lambert, and Edith Perry.

Her survivors include one son, Jerry Lester Lackey and wife Hilda Lackey of Taylorsville; two sisters, Colene Cockrell and husband Kenneth of Taylorsville, Ruth Lackey and husband Dover of Hiddenite; One grandson Bradley Lackey and wife Tasha of Taylorsville; one great-granddaughter, Laura Grace Lackey; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 pm Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Chapman Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Doug Hochmuth will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 3:00 pm prior to the service at the Chapman Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorials may be given to Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the Kerr  family by clicking the link below.  Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the Family of Ruby Mayberry Lackey Kerr.

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I feel so honored to have had the chance to meet Ruby and to be her nurse at Valley.  Though I have not worked at Valley in over a year, I still think of Ruby often.  I remember the stories about her making cakes, her roses, and the news article about the egg.  She was a precious lady and friend to everyone.  She will be greatly missed.
Kim Skinnell - Claremont, NC
I remember Ruby when she lived in the brick home close to Midway Road. When I was only 17 years old, my Mother was taking me around the neighborhood to sell some kind of tickets to help on our Senior Trip at Scotts. She was very kind and welcomed us into her home. I am sorry for your loss, and may you feel God's presence during your times of grief.
Alice Douglas Duncan - Conover, NC
Family You are in my tho'ts an prayers.I used to work with Ruby she was a very sweet woman :she will be greatly missed .
Rosa Johnson - Taylorsville, NC

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