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Ruby Harden Phillips

August 12, 1922 — May 25, 2019

Ruby Devine Harden Phillips, age 96, formerly of E. Academy St. passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Carolina Care Health & Rehabilitation.  She was born August 12, 1922 in Gaston County to the late Enoch Martin and Lola Bright Whitworth Devine.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.  Ruby retired after 33 years from Medical Center Pharmacy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Loraine Harden; brother, Hilbert Devine; sister, Marsel Allen; and daughter-in-law, Chella Harden.

Survivors include her children, Milton L. Harden, Nancella Martin and husband, Joe, Jan Boone and husband, Ed, and Guy Ann Summer and husband, Oren; sister, Nancy Moss; special friend, Joe Phillips; grandchildren, Lynn Huss, Lisa Miller, Christy Johnson, Michelle Bingham, Tracy Martin, Marie Schoen, Grayson Boone, and Kaleigh Boone; great grandchildren, Justin Black, Lyndsey Johnson, Sydney Schoen, Carson Schoen, and Harper Grace Schoen; great-great grandchildren, Jaxson Black and Jaida Mobley; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 3:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. Bill Lowe officiating.  Burial will be private.  The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2:00 to 2:45 PM prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 107 W. Academy St. Cherryville NC 28021 or Susan G. Komen Charlotte, 2316 Randolph Rd. Charlotte, NC, 28207

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