Jearl Smith
B: 1936-04-13
D: 2021-03-05
View Details
Smith, Jearl
Carol Pritchard
B: 1952-05-16
D: 2021-03-04
View Details
Pritchard, Carol
Zora Marley
B: 1930-01-30
D: 2021-03-03
View Details
Marley, Zora
James Hand
B: 1935-01-11
D: 2021-03-02
View Details
Hand, James
Penny Stephens
B: 1964-03-31
D: 2021-02-28
View Details
Stephens, Penny
Mozelle White
B: 1931-07-24
D: 2021-02-26
View Details
White, Mozelle
Mark White
B: 1960-11-03
D: 2021-02-25
View Details
White, Mark
Hugh Annas
B: 1944-03-31
D: 2021-02-24
View Details
Annas, Hugh
Geraldine Kaylor
B: 1941-04-15
D: 2021-02-22
View Details
Kaylor, Geraldine
Bernice Witherspoon
B: 1924-06-02
D: 2021-02-18
View Details
Witherspoon, Bernice
Larry Starnes
B: 1947-06-04
D: 2021-02-12
View Details
Starnes, Larry
Fred Keyes
B: 1938-08-03
D: 2021-02-11
View Details
Keyes, Fred
Elizabeth Beaver
B: 1949-03-27
D: 2021-01-31
View Details
Beaver, Elizabeth
Kathy Daye
B: 1954-06-08
D: 2021-01-31
View Details
Daye, Kathy
Brian Thomason
B: 1969-08-21
D: 2021-01-30
View Details
Thomason, Brian
Jack Warrren
B: 1942-12-31
D: 2021-01-30
View Details
Warrren, Jack
Nathan Pierce
B: 1996-07-27
D: 2021-01-30
View Details
Pierce, Nathan
Christine Burleson
B: 1965-10-25
D: 2021-01-30
View Details
Burleson, Christine
Bina Coffey
B: 1937-07-14
D: 2021-01-25
View Details
Coffey, Bina
Lee Anderson
B: 1956-01-15
D: 2021-01-24
View Details
Anderson, Lee
Edward Springer
B: 1951-07-05
D: 2021-01-23
View Details
Springer, Edward


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
35 Duke St.
P.O. Drawer 525
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Phone: (828) 396-3385
Fax: (828) 396-4055
Ruby Martin

Ruby Martin (Medford)

Saturday, August 20th, 1927 - Sunday, January 10th, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Ruby Martin, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Ruby Martin

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Ruby's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Ruby's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Ruby Medford Martin
Ruby Martin, 93, of Ellenboro went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at Hospice. She was born August 20, 1927, daughter of the late John and Leona Greene Medford.
Ruby was retired from Fieldcrest Mills. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Women’s Group. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, doing word searches, and crocheting.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Wilbur G. Martin; three sisters, Valerie Hawkins, Hazel Padgett and Loretta Bradley.
Those left to cherish her memory are four daughters, JoAnn Knepp (Russ) of Hickory, Vickie Redwine (Tom) of Candler, Rita Stanley (Mike) of Forest City, Polly Stanbury, (Cliff) of Candler; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends and family on Thursday, January 14, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM at Corinth Baptist Church. The funeral will begin at 3:00 PM with Rev. Ad Hopper officiating. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Corinth Baptist Church at 767 Pinehurst Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or Hospice Carolina Foothills at 374 Hudlow Road, Forest City, NC 28043.
Mackie Funeral Service is serving the family.
You may view the obituary online at
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Corinth Baptist Church
  • Service

    Corinth Baptist Church
  • Interment

    Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Ruby here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of Ruby Martin (Medford) by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Susan Messer

Posted at 10:25pm
Know that the staff of Hospice of the Carolina Foothills is thinking of you and your family.
Susan Messer
Bereavement Volunteer

Brenda Hallman

Posted at 07:33am
Dear JoAnn, Richard and I always enjoyed our visits with you and Russ at your Mom and Dad's home. What pleasant memories we have, please accept our sincerest and deepest sympathy during this time. Love you, Richard and Brenda Hallman

Rev. Lisa M. Courtney

Posted at 11:28am
I wanted to let you all know that I am praying for you during this time. It was such an honor to meet your mother and all of you sisters at the Inpatient Unit of Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. You have such a wonderful family and your mother was precious. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Rev. Lisa Mathis Courtney, Chaplain, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills

Debbie Toney

Posted at 08:53pm
Ruby was always my "other Mom". I loved visiting with her and reminiscing about our days playing softball at church. She was a wonderful lady!!

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each