Ruby Elizabeth Manning, wife of the late Edward Manning, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at the age of 83.

She was born in Halifax County on Aug. 27, 1937, to the late George Elwood and Lessie Elizabeth Morris Wilborn.

Ruby worked as a caretaker in Virginia, Florida and New York. She lived life to the fullest; enjoying going out, dancing and being at the beach. She was a member of Glenwood United Methodist Church.

Ruby is survived by her daughter, Stacey Raymond; grandchildren Crystal Harmon (Jeremy), Renae Summers (Joey), Erica Raymond, Joshua Satterfield, Heather Byrd and Terry Byrd Jr.; and 11 great grandchildren; and her siblings, Mattie Thrower (Wayne), Elsie Reaves (Allen), Rachel Walker, William “Billy” Wilborn (Brenda), Jimmy Wilborn (Sharon) and George Wilborn Jr. (Ruth).

In addition to her husband and parents, Ruby was preceded in death by sister, Clara Thaxton; nephew Neal Thrower; and her Uncle Berkley.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in the chapel at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Glenwood UMC cemetery.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.