Age: 87 Address: Pensacola Community of Yancey County, North Carolina Date of Death: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Ruby Mae Wilson Styles of the Pensacola Community of Yancey County, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in Yancey House.
A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Frank E. and Inez Sturgill Wilson. She was also preceded in death by sisters: Lucille Wilson Cate and Louise Wilson Pruett and brother-in-law Olden Pruett. Ruby worked most of her life as a bookkeeper and office manager. Her greatest joy came from her home, family and friends. She loved a good laugh and could be counted on for her quick wit.
Loved ones left behind to cherish her memory are her husband of 64 years, Jay Styles; two daughters: Debby Graham and husband, Bill, of Weaverville and Mary Beth Thurman and husband, David, of Charlotte; four grandchildren: Will Graham and wife, Shelley, of Weaverville and Thomas, Deborah and Mary Thurman all of Charlotte; a brother: Jerry Wilson and wife, Betty, of Pensacola; nephew: Dennis Pruett and wife, Carolyn, and great nephew: Jason Pruett all of Knoxville, TN
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Pastor A. J. Moore will officiate. Burial will be in the Big Tom Wilson Cemetery at Pensacola.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714; or, Pensacola United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 794, Burnsville, NC 28714.
The family would like to extend their many thanks to the caring staff of Yancey House and Hospice of Yancey County for the wonderful care Ruby received during her last few years.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the Styles family.
To send an online condolence please visit: www.holcombebrothers.com