Ruby Wilkerson

Ruby Wilkerson

ORRUM — Mrs. Ruby ("Ma Ruby") Britt Wilkerson, 80, of Orrum, passed away on Jan. 27, 2014, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Broadridge Baptist Church in Orrum, the Rev. Michael Longson officiating. Burial will follow at Broadridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

She was born in Robeson County on Oct. 21, 1933, to the late Mort and Annie Cox Britt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Oliver Atkinson; her husband, Graddy Wilkerson; two brothers; and four sisters.

Mrs. Wilkerson is survived by three sons, Ricky Atkinson and special friend Dixie Jacobs Atkinson of the home, Keith Atkinson and wife Mandy of Orrum, and Stevie Mort Wilkerson and wife Sharon of Supply; a daughter, Lynn Bass and husband Billy of Orrum; a brother, Grady Britt of Lumberton; two sisters, Magalene Hardin and Louise Parker, both of Lumberton; six grandchildren, Shane Stone, Josh Stone, Blake Atkinson, Shay Atkinson, Travis Wilkerson and Lee Spearman; and a great-granddaughter, Gabriella Stone.

The visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory Inc., 809 E. Fifth St. Lumberton.

On-line condolences may be made by visiting:

Funeral Home

809 EAST 5TH STREET Lumberton, NC 28358
(910) 738-8144

Published in The Robesonian from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29, 2014