Mrs. Ruby Slayton Watlington, 92, of 603 Cherry St., Hamlet died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 in Pinehurst. She was born April 15, 1920 in Pittsylvania County, VA, a daughter of the late Gordon and Oma Hayes Slayton.
Mrs. Watlington was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church and sang in the choir. She was a bank teller, retiring with Southern National Bank. She was a member of the Hamlet Book Club.
Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 pm Thursday, February 14th with Rev. Scott Conner officiating. Entombment will follow in Richmond Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:30 to 2:45 pm at the church.
Mrs. Watlington is survived by two sons, Ray Cobb and wife Lela of Rockingham and Michael Cobb and wife Charlene of Pinehurst; and one granddaughter, Debbie O’Neal and husband Mark of Rockingham. Mrs. Watlington was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Watlington and three sisters.
Memorials may be made to First Health Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Watson-King Funeral Home is assisting Mrs. Watlington’s family. Online condolences may be sent to www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com.