First Posted: 6/12/2009
CHARLOTTE Mrs. Ruby Snow York, 95, of Charlotte, widow of Mr. C. Wesley York, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2009, at the South Miami Hospital in Miami, Fla. Mrs. York was born in Surry County on Oct. 31, 1913, daughter of the late Preston Hale Snow and Alice Goins Snow. She attended Appalachian State College and taught first grade in Siloam. In 1932, she married her high school sweetheart, Wesley. They lived in North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia before moving to Charlotte in 1943. Wesley died in 1995 and Ruby remained in their Charlotte home until 2007. Since then, she had been residing in Coral Gables, Fla. She was a member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte. Surviving are two daughters, Frances Reid (Dr. Edward L. Reid) and Carolyn Durham (Floyd A. Durham), all of Coral Gables; four grandchildren, Deborah Reid, Wesley Reid (Jody), all of Miami, Lance Reid (Dr. Amy Reid) of Pocatello, Idaho, and Steven Durham of Leesburg, Va.; and two great-grandchildren, Graham and Blake Reid. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. York was preceded in death by a grandson, Scott Durham; three sisters, Grace Cooke, Emma Bunker and Sarah Sparger; and five brothers, Ray Snow, Columbus Snow, Charles Snow, Guy Snow and Woodrow Snow. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel at 3:30 p.m. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Tom Bagnal with burial to follow in Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 p.m. until time for the service. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to the donors choice. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.