Ruby Coggin Everhart

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 22, 2006

ALBEMARLE – Ruby Lee Coggin Everhart, 89, of 36101 Palestine Road, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at Stanly Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 20, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mrs. Everhart was a daughter of the late Cled Harrison Coggin and Delia (Taylor) Coggin. She had been employed by Collins & Aikman in Albemarle as a criller.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Dewey A. Everhart; son Barry Lee Everhart, who lived three days after birth; and brother Jack Coggin.

Surviving are daughters Barbara (Everhart) Thompson of Albemarle and Diane (Everhart) Shelton of Monroe; sisters Letha Lowder of Albemarle, Edna Campbell of Hampton, Va., Ruth Huneycutt of Norwood and Joann Hamilton of Troy; grandchildren Sandee Diane Lambert, Teresa Sue Fincher, Joel R. Thompson Jr., James Clegg Thompson, Chris Shelton, Jeff Shelton, Susan Shelton and Scott Shelton; great-granddaughters Megan and Dakota Thompson, Camden and Karlin Lambert and Kristen Shelton and Shiann Thompson; and great-grandsons Tristan Thompson, Brandon Barbee, Matthew Lambert, Dawson Lowder, Taylor Shelton, Riley Shelton and Luke Fincher.

Visitation: 12-1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The family will also be at the home of daughter Barbara at 33156 Old Salisbury Road, Albemarle.

Graveside Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Stanly Gardens of Memory with the Rev. David Alexander officiating.

Memorials: Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

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