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Marion, NC - Ruby Doris Stevens, age 82, of Marion, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center in Asheville. Born in Mitchell County, NC on January 28, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Bruce and Mattie Hollifield. A loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Ruby enjoyed reading and going to yard sales, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family, friends and pets. Ruby retired from Baxter Health Care and was a member of Turkey Cove Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Stevens who passed away in 2007.

Mrs. Stevens leaves behind to cherish her memory, two daughters, Deborah Renfro of Marion and Carolyn Smith and her husband, Mark, of Newland; two sisters, Queenie Edwards of Marion and Lovena Stewart of Spruce Pine; one granddaughter, Susan Wilson and her husband, Brandon, of Marion; two great granddaughters, Kirsten Williams and Marissa Banach, both of Marion; two step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren. A number of nieces and nephews, including a very special niece, Ellen Hollifield and a special friend, Tom Andrews also survive.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home with Revs. Harold Webb and Scott Hollifield officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home. The family plans a private burial service.

Flowers are acceptable and appreciated. Those wishing to make memorial donations in Mrs. Stevens's memory are asked to consider, John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on July 26, 2014
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