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Ruby Stancil Creech

December 17, 1926 - June 6, 2018

Smithfield

Ruby Stancil Creech was the daughter of the late Mamie Ann Hocutt Stancil and James Oscar Stancil, she was born in Johnston County on December 17th, 1926. Married her childhood sweetheart Willard Grover Creech in 1948. She was a graduate of Hardbarger Business School in Raleigh. After graduating her career included years at Wachovia Bank, UNC School of Dentistry, and supporting Grover at Medical Center Pharmacy and J & C Homes Company.

Ruby was passionate about many things. She loved her church work at both Selma Baptist Church and Sharon Baptist Church. Her motto for life was "Happiness is Helping." This was evident in all she did. She spent many hours volunteering with the , North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association, and hours helping people in the community.

She loved to work with flowers both in the yard and in arranging and decorating. She enjoyed her work with the Garden Club, planning and decorating for events, especially weddings. She also had a talent for art work. She has painted and shared many pieces of her art work with others. She possessed unlimited energy, talent and ability. But, most of all she loved her family, supporting her children and grandchildren in whatever they were involved with. She loved other people and served where needed. That is what made her the happiest. She desired to make the world a better place for others.

She was preceded in death by brothers, James Orville Stancil, Rudolph (Doc) Stancil, George Guy Stancil and Jack Stancil: sisters, Gurnie Crabtree and Ruth Januik.

She is survived by her Husband of 70 years - Willard Grover Creech

Sons - Philip Haywood Creech and wife Rebekah Pennington, Byron Grover Creech and wife Tammy Tyson

Daughters - Marcia Creech Parks and husband Gary Howard, Lucia Creech Washam and husband William Russell, Jr

Grandchildren - Wayne Lewis Colley, Christopher Sean Colley and wife Pamela Dawn Newlin, Jennifer Parks Haiducek and husband Dale Patrick, Justin Howard Parks, Christopher Graham Creech and wife Katy Millberg, Matthew Cameron Creech, William Russell Washam, III and wife Caroline Westray, Kevin Joseph Washam and fiancee Jessica Connell

Great Grandchildren Christopher Colley, Jr, Sharon Nicole Colley

Many Loved Nieces and Nephews

Funeral Service will be held at Sharon Baptist Church in Smithfield (116 Britt Street) at 2:00 on Sunday June 10, 2018.

Donations may be made to Sharon Baptist Church or The .
Published in The News & Observer on June 10, 2018
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