Ruby Katherine Powell, 93, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. She was born July 24, 1925, daughter of the late Winfred Lee Jones and Martha Gibbs Jones.
She retired from Cannon Mills Company of Kannapolis, NC and was a member of Mount Hope Church in Salisbury, NC.
Mrs. Powell is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Surprise and husband, John, of Homosassa, FL; son, Lee Powell and wife, Kay, of China Grove NC; daughter-in-law, Jane Powell of Granite Quarry, NC; four brothers Jack Jones and wife, Mary Lou, of Kannapolis,NC, Morris Jones of Salisbury, NC, and Clyde and Charles Jones of Brevard, NC. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and several great great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:15 PM on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Powles Staton Funeral Home in Rockwell. The funeral service will follow at 2:30 PM on Thursday, in the chapel of Powles Staton Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. Johnny Boggs and Rev. Tommy Gibbs. Burial will follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens in Rockwell.
Powles Staton Funeral Home is assisting the Powell family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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