Ruby Bernice Goodwin Thomas, 84, of Sanford, N.C., died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Central Carolina Hospital.
She was born in Bradley County on Jan. 18, 1929, to the late Charlie Goodwin and Sarah Bancroft Goodwin. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Selby Thomas; one grandchild; several brothers and sisters; and one great-great grandchild.
She was survived by one son, Edwin S. Thomas of Lillington, N.C.; three daughters: Patsy T. Holcombe of Little River, S.C., Sylvia Leslie and Joan T. Hawes, both of Broadway, N.C.; sister, Hazel Jeffers of Chattanooga; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church, Broadway, N.C., with Pastor Tom Welborn officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the graveside service in the church and at other times at the home of Joan Hawes, 318 First St., Broadway NC 27505.
Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc. in Sanford, N.C.