Ruby E. Green was born in Sheldon, South Carolina on September 15, 1931 to the late George and Virginia Greene. Ruby entered Heaven’s gates suddenly on January 11, 2020, after a brief illness. She began school in Sheldon, South Carolina (Beaufort County) before relocating to Tuskegee, Alabama as a teen, where she completed her education.
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After graduation Ruby migrated to White Plains, New York and lived with her brother Herbert E. Greene and sister-in-law Florence. She met and married Marshall L. Green, brother of Florence. After marriage, Ruby began her working career. She worked at Sonotone Hearing Aid Center, and Abraham & Straus for several years, retiring from Abraham & Straus. Ruby was an avid Baseball fan, her favorite teams were the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets. She loved to read, Cross Word Puzzles, and Search Word Puzzles. Ruby loved to sing and enjoyed life. She also loved flowers and gardening, watching things grow from scratch.
Ruby’s religious experiences were received from Messiah Baptist Church in Yonkers, NY and St. Matthews Baptist Church in Kenbridge, Va. On May 3, 2009, Ruby renewed her membership with Bethel Baptist Church, under the Pastorate of Dr. Edward O. Williamson upon her Christian Experience.
Ruby leaves to cherish her memory three sons: Robert, Gerald & Marshall Jr.; one daughter; Cheryl; three grandchildren: Raven, Ronald and Rosalind; two great-grandchildren, Persia and Alani; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Ruby is preceded in death by her parents, George & Virginia (Jenkins) Greene; husband Marshall L. Green; brothers: Nehemiah, Ashley, George, Alfred, Herbert, Edward, Samuel & John; sisters: Bertha Albergottie, Rachel and Thelma Green.
The Entire Staff of Lee's Funeral Home, LLC respects that the Green family entrusted the care of their loved one to us, and that they value the level of service & attention our funeral home provides. We are honored, in turn, to provide comfort, assistance and service to the Green family during their time of bereavement.
If you're sending flowers, they may be delivered either on Monday January 20th by 6:00pm to Lee's Funeral Home, or Tuesday, January 21st by/before 11:30am, latest, to Bethel Baptist Church.