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Ruby Louise Talbert Miller, of Albemarle, passed away quietly Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born April 20, 1929 in the rural Stanly County Community of Palestine. She was the daughter of the late Jonas Paul Talbert and the late Margie Hatley Talbert, of Albemarle.
Ruby graduated Albemarle High School in 1947. She received her Varsity Team Letter in 1947, having served her basketball team in 1946 as Co-Captain. She led the 1947 championship team as Captain in 1947.
Ruby was a wife, a busy homemaker, and a mother of five children. In later years she worked part time as an Administrative Assistant for her husband Raymond at Two Way Radio Service of Albemarle, N. C. She volunteered at Stanly Memorial Hospital as a Pink Lady. She was a lifelong member of North Albemarle Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish fond memories are her husband of 67 years, Raymond J. Miller; three daughters, Cathy Pearson (Glenn) of Concord, N. C.; Janet Maywald (Danny) of North Richland Hills, Texas; Sharon Beach (David) of Keller, Texas; two sons, Frank Miller of Pinellas, Florida; Brent Miller of Albemarle; twelve grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one brother, Larry Talbert (Ginger) of Aiken, S.C.
Funeral Service for Mrs. Miller will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017 in the Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care Chapel. The family will be receiving friends from 12:30-2:00 PM prior to the service. Burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory.
The Miller Family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Community Homecare & Hospice at www.communityhch.com.
Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Miller Family.
Published on December 20, 2017
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