Ruby Rebecca Praytor Stewart

August 20, 1926 - November 8, 2017
Ruby Rebecca Praytor Stewart

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Ruby Rebecca Praytor Stewart, 91, Mills River, joined her heavenly father at 05:31 am., Nov.8, 2017 in the tranquility of her home.
Ruby was born August 20, 1926, in Hendersonville, NC and was a lifelong area resident. She worked at Enka briefly, was an accomplished homemaker and caregiver for her family, and was a member of Mt Gilead Baptist Church.
She is survived by her children, Robert “Jud” Stewart, and wife Amy, of Mills River, NC; two daughters, Barbara McCrary, and husband Jim, of Oliver Springs, TN, and Shirley Shipman, and husband John, of Hephzibah, GA.; 3 sisters, Jean Sellers (Mitchell), Patricia Mintz (Jerry), Linda Franklin (Randall Lanning); 14 grandchildren, and 24 great grandchildren, and 1 loving cat, Whiskers.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert Liston and Daisy W.Holcombe Praytor, husband, Robert Richard “Cotton” Stewart, sons, George Edward “Skinny” Stewart Sr and Larry Richard Stewart.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Four Seasons Hospice for their care and support of our family!
Graveside services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, November.11, at the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church of Mills River, Pastor Robert Ponder will officiate. Serving as pallbearers will be John Shipman, Jason Gasperson, James A. McCrary, George Stewart, II, Will Stewart, Daniel Stewart.
Family will receive friends immediately following the burial.
Contributions in memory of Ruby may be made to the Four Season’s Hospice or Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery Fund.


Service

Saturday, November 11, 2017
11:00 AM

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church - Directions
56 Mt. Gilead Church Road
Mills River, NC 28759

Burial

Saturday, November 11, 2017
11:00 AM

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church - Directions
56 Mt. Gilead Church Road
Mills River, NC 28759

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  • November 08, 2017
    Beverly Majors says:
    Barbara, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Wishing you wonderful memories.

  • November 09, 2017
    Candice Freeman Moore says:
    Ruby has been in my life since I was little with my Nanny. She has shown me what a Strong woman Can do. A Beautiful,Loved Lady Forever and Always

  • November 09, 2017
    Diane Stewart Turner lit a candle:
    Lit since November 9, 2017 at 11:47:49 AM

  • November 09, 2017
    Nancy Henderson says:
    Ruby, was an inspiration to everyone. She helped raise a wonderful Grandson, George. Her smile was a reward for just knowing her. Loved her sense of humor. I use one of saying often. “You just can’t walk in a cemetery.”b

  • November 09, 2017
    Mandy Capraun lit a candle:
    Lit since November 9, 2017 at 11:37:11 AM