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SPRUCE PINE - Ruby Nell Wilson, age 68, of English Street in Spruce Pine, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine after an extended illness.

Born on May 24, 1946 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Julia Grindstaff Wilson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers; Jimmy Wilson and Ralph McNeil, Sr. and Troy Wilson.

Ruby Nell was a member of the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine and was retired from Hampshire Hosiery of Spruce Pine.

Left to cherish her memories are her sisters; Wilma Wilson and Mildred Frye both of Spruce Pine; her sister-in-law; Freddie Wilson of Morganton; her niece; Cathey Buchanan and husband James of Banner Elk; her nephews; Greg Wilson and wife, Tina of Granite Falls; Ralph McNeil, Jr. and wife, Mary Ann of Washington, NC; great nephew; Ryan Buchanan; and great nieces; Elizabeth and Amelia Wilson.

A funeral service honoring the life of Ms. Ruby Nell Wilson was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine with the Rev.’s Larry Greene and Brandon Pitman officiating. Interment followed in the Grindstaff Cemetery. A time to receive friends and share memories and support the family was from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine.

Flowers were accepted and appreciated.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Ms. Wilson’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Wilson family.

Mitchell News-Journal 8/13/2014