Ruby Catherine Polston Spry



Ruby Catherine Polston Spry, 92 of Laurinburg went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Ruby was born November 10, 1925 in Scotland County, a loving daughter of the late Marvin Polston and Ethel Lee Stevens Walters. She retired after many years of service from Pilkington, formerly L.O.F. Glass Company and was a member of Cross Point Church, formerly the East Laurinburg Pentecostal Holiness Church. She loved serving in her church, fishing, cooking, singing and traveling. Ruby was a people person and enjoyed entertaining others. Her favorite times were those special moments spent with her family. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will always be remembered for her loving spirit and she will forever be missed.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James F. Spry; brothers, Marvin Polston, Jerry K. Polston; sisters, Lois Morgan and Grace Pender.

She leaves behind her children, sons, James Spry (Marilyn) of Hamlet, Carl Spry (Sandy) of Myrtle Beach, SC, Ronnie Spry (Terry) of Charleston, SC, Timothy Spry of Marston; a brother, Curtis Polston (Shirley) of Bennettsville, SC; sisters, Mildred Greene and Sylvia Polston, both of Laurinburg; twelve grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and many loving friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Monday December 18, 2017 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel officiated by Rev. Mike Edds and Rev. Mike Price. A time of visitation will be held prior to the service on Monday from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Park.

Memorial donations are requested to be given Scotland County Veterans, American Cancer Association or to Cross Pointe Church.