Ruby Eskew (1920 - 2014)

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Ruby Marie Gosnell Eskew


Ruby Marie Gosnell Eskew, 93, of Greenville, widow of Jessie Wilford Eskew, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Horace and Ethel Dorn Gosnell.

Mrs. Eskew retired from Furman University's Food Service's Department. She was a member of Monaghan Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are daughters, Faye Cox (Charles) of Pelzer and Sheila Brooks (Tony) of Fountain Inn; sons, Terry Eskew (Shirley) and Randall Eskew (Susan), both of Greenville; sister, Clara Saxon of Greenville; brother, Jimmy Gosnell of Greenville; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother; four sisters; and a great grandchild.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at Monaghan Baptist Church with the funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Graceland West Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Monaghan Baptist Church, 1500 West Parker Road, Greenville, SC 29617.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Condolences may be made to the family by visiting

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest.

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Greenville, SC 29611
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Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 25, 2014
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