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Ruby Garren Pryor


1920 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
FLAT ROCK- Ruby Garren Pryor, 93, of Flat Rock died September 30, 2013 at the Elizabeth House. She was born on January 13, 1920 to the late William Mears and Estelle Freeman Garren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Forest Pryor, three brothers, Allard, Leonard, and Harold Garren.
A native of Henderson County, Mrs. Pryor retired from Greys Hosiery Mill and General Electric after many years of employment. She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville and volunteered as a Pink Lady at Pardee Hospital. She was a loving Mother and Grandmother to her Children, Grandchildren, and Great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her Son, Leon Pryor and his wife Patsy; three grandchildren, Robert Pryor and his wife Karen, Michael J. Pryor and his wife Sherri, Kimberly Grace Wood and her husband Jon; six great-grandchildren, Autumn Pryor, Mason Pryor, Jay Pryor, Nolan Wood, Ezra Wood, and Lila Wood; sister, Louise Burgin and her husband Larry; and several nieces.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville with Reverend Wally Shamburger officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville Children's Ministry, 312 Fifth Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28739.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Oct. 3, 2013
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