Ruby Taylor Lane

Published 4:14 pm Thursday, May 13, 2010

By Staff
Ruby Taylor Lane, 97, formerly of the Faro Community, passed away peacefully on Sunday at the home of her daughter in Chocowinity surrounded by her family.
Ruby was born in Greene County on December 9, 1912 to the late Dallas Taylor and Loma Hollowell Taylor. She was married to the late Larry Herman Lane. Ruby was a 1933 graduate of East Carolina University. She was a teacher and businesswoman and later worked with her husband, Herman, at the family business, Faro Milling Company. Ruby was a Life Member of the Darden Chapter of the Eastern Star in Stantonsburg and served as president of the Goldsboro District of the United Methodist Women. She was an active member of Yelverton United Methodist Church and in her youth was organist for Davis Grove Baptist Church. Ruby will be remembered by her family as a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 – 3 p.m. at Yelverton United Methodist Church in the Faro Community (1184 Faro Road, Fremont, NC 27830) followed by her funeral service at 3 p.m. Reverend Scott Wilkinson will officiate. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro.
Ruby is survived by her daughter, Lynda E. Lane of Chocowinity; her sons, Dallas Scott Lane and wife Branda of Wilson and Benjamin Larry Lane and wife Fran of Wilmington; her sister, Lela Mae Stevens of Snow Hill; her grandchildren, Brian Lane and wife Susan, Cassie Donochod and husband Dan, Larry Lane and wife Cheryl and Steve Lane and wife Pamela; and her great-grandchildren, Alex Lane, Griffin Lane, Jack Lane, Matthew Donochod and Owen Donochod.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Bryant Lane and Russell Herman Lane; and her brothers, Gerhard Taylor, Edgar Taylor and Carlton Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Yelverton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 67, Stantonsburg, NC 27833.
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