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Mrs. Ruby Lee Wilson Lail, 82, of Valdese, went to her Heavenly Home on Friday May 27, 2022 after a period of declining health.
Mrs. Lail was born May 31, 1939, in Burke County, a daughter of the late Robey and Mabel Denton Wilson. She retired from Alba-Waldensian after many years of service as a seamstress.
Ruby was a faithful and active member of Abee's Grove Baptist Church, serving as a member of the choir, a children's Sunday School teacher, member of the Hospitality committee and numerous other committees of the church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Melvin Lail, a sister, Catherine Burns and a brother, Robey Wilson, Jr.
Surviving are her son, Terry Lail and wife Gail of Valdese, a grandson, Matthew Lail of Valdese a granddaughter, Amanda Lail of Valdese, a brother, Leonard Wilson (Betty) of Valdese and a sister, Mary Mull of Valdosta, GA. Also surviving are the apples of her eyes, her great-grandchildren, Madison Lail, Chloe Pyatte, Maci Ryan, Nova Silver and Ensley Greco and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Ruby Lail will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday May 29, 2022 at Abee's Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Rudy Hayes officiating. Interment will follow in the Abee's Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 until 3:00 PM Sunday at Abee's Grove Baptist Church, Valdese.
Memorials may be made to Abee's Grove Baptist Church, 654 Abee's Grove Church Rd., Valdese, NC 28690.
The Lail family would like to extend a special thanks to Pastor Rudy and Becky Hayes, Claude and Jeanette Ollis and Amorem Hospice for the love and care they provided Mrs. Lail.

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