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Ruby Mae Franklin

July 2, 1934 — July 28, 2019

RALEIGH- Ms. Ruby Mae Franklin, 85, passed Sunday, July 28, 2019.
Ms. Franklin was born July 2, 1934 to Worth and Luna Beddingfield in Wake County, NC.
Ms. Franklin is preceded in death by her parents, Worth and Luna Beddingfield; her husband, Furman Franklin; daughter, Sandra Wood; brothers, Ronald M. Beddingfield, Willard M. Beddingfield, Jasper W. Beddingfield and Durwood W. Beddingfield. Ms. Franklin is survived by her sons, Harold Franklin of Ohio, Frank Franklin of Creedmoor, and Tommy Franklin of Durham; daughters, Beverly Sue Baldwin of Ohio, and Rhonda Michelle Riley of Stem; sisters, Arenda B. McCoy of Alabama, and Hazel B. Eddins of Wake Forest; 15 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Park on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Officiating will be Reverend David Richardson.
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