Ruby Leavel Obituary

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Ruby Pelletier Leavel

November 5, 1917 - May 2, 2014
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Ruby Pelletier Leavel, 96, of Raleigh went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 2, 2014. She was born November 5, 1917 in Morehead City, NC to the late Ira and Margaret Pelletier. Ruby was one of seven sisters and after graduating from High School she moved to Greensboro, NC, where she met the love of her life, Lynn Leavel. They moved to Raleigh around 1950 where they lived for 65 years at 504 Yarmouth Rd. Ruby was passionate about her flowers and birds. She was active in the Woman's Club of Raleigh, The Pedal Pushers Garden Club (where she was a founding member) and her Bridge club. Ruby was preceded in death by...
Ruby Pelletier Leavel, 96, of Raleigh went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 2, 2014. She was born November 5, 1917 in Morehead City, NC to the late Ira and Margaret Pelletier.

Ruby was one of seven sisters and after graduating from High School she moved to Greensboro, NC, where she met the love of her life, Lynn Leavel. They moved to Raleigh around 1950 where they lived for 65 years at 504 Yarmouth Rd. Ruby was passionate about her flowers and birds. She was active in the Woman's Club of Raleigh, The Pedal Pushers Garden Club (where she was a founding member) and her Bridge club.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, of 65 years, Lynn Leavel. She is survived by her son, Jack P. Leavel and his wife, Janet; daughter, Beth Leavel; son-in-law, John Milne; grandchildren, Rob Leavel and his wife, Paige, T.J. Milne and Sam Milne; great-granddaughter, Kristen Leavel; and her sisters, Joyce Gardner, Bernice Hopkins, Marilyn Glidewell and Kay Arthur.

Her family will receive friends Monday, May 5, 2014 at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh NC 27612 from 1:00-2:00 pm, with the funeral service following at 2:00 pm at the funeral home.

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