First Posted: 6/19/2013
PEMBROKE — Ruby B. Carter, 87, of Shawn F. Road, died June 17, 2013, at home surrounded by her family.
The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lumberton. Burial will follow in Lumbee Memorial Gardens.
She was born March 24, 1926, in Robeson County to Clarence and Bessie Blanks.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 37 years, Harlie D. Carter; her brother, Barrington Blanks; and her great-grandson, Aydon Lowery.
She worked with Tri County Development as a job coordinator.
Ruby is survived by her children ,Vickie Carter, Lyvonne Carter (Joan) of Lumberton, Darrell Carter (Barbara) of Raynham, Randy Carter (Sue), Demetress Oxendine (Steve) of Lumberton, the Rev. Anthony Carter (Penny) of Pembroke, Adrian Carter of Greensboro, Monica Carter of Pembroke, Nicholas Locklear ( Jessica) of Lumberton; her only sister, Opal Locklear of Pembroke; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; her special friends, Lillie Deese and Thedis Wilkins; and a host of neighbors, relatives and friends.