Ruby Mae Carper Edwards Obituary

   Written by on November 3, 2017 at 9:46 am

grandmaobitRuby Mae Carper Edwards (99), of Richmond, Va., died Tuesday, October 25, 2017. Mae was born on October 23, 1918, in Dublin, Va., and lived for the last five years in Blackstone, Va.

She was beautiful, a lover of flowers and children, and an excellent cook. She worked at the Dr. Pepper bottling plant where she met her husband of almost 67 years, Kenneth G. Edwards, and fed many children as a cafeteria worker.

She is now finally at rest, reunited with all of her siblings, her parents, and her beloved “Cagey.”

Those that celebrate her long life include her daughter, Carol Sanger and her husband, Fred; two granddaughters, Emily Camden (Jimmy) and Kate Harris (Jeff); five great-grandchildren, Myrria, Logan, and Lily Camden and Kenny and Sam Harris. The family would like to thank Nena Hines for her time, caring, and love during these last few years.

The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave. Richmond, VA 23231, where a service was held at noon on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Interment followed in Washington Memorial Park, Sandston, Va.

In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial donation to an Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, such as:

Alzheimer’s Association, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, 866-232-8484, info@alzfdn.org.

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