The Transylvania Times -

Ruby Katherine Powell


February 25, 2019

Ruby Katherine Powell, 93, of Salisbury, N.C., passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.

She was born July 24, 1925, in Black Mountain, the daughter of the late Winfred Lee Jones Sr. and Martha Gibbs Jones. She graduated from Rosman High School in 1942. During this era, students graduated out of the 11th grade.

She worked several years at Ecusta Paper Co. in Pisgah Forest before moving to Kannapolis, N.C., where she retired from Cannon Mills Co.

She was a member of Mount Hope Church in Salisbury.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Powell, and son, Arnold Dan Powell; grandchildren,...

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