KINSTON - Ruby Mae Croom, 73, of 611 Madison Ave., died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Kindred Medical Center in Greensboro. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Hull Road Free Will Baptist Church with General Vice Bishop Malcolm S. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Parrott Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Barbara Gray of Kinston, Melissa Lapper and Debbie Seldnan of New Jersey; brothers Alfred Cotton of Kinston, Robert Cotton of Greenville, Lemuel Cotton and Sherman Cotton of New Jersey; sisters Pauline White of South Carolina, Zella Rubin of New Jersey, Emma Cotton, Mildred Cotton, and Barbara Sutton of Kinston, Eva Grace Lowrey of Greenville; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Swinson Funeral Service.
Published in Free Press from Feb. 12 to Feb. 18, 2013