Ruby Castellow

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Ruby L. Castellow
FRANKLIN—Ruby Nora Lee Castellow, 99, widow of Basil Broadnax Castellow, died Sept. 15, 2009, at Southampton Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Bertie County, N.C., a daughter of the late Eunice Brown and Ernest C. Lee and was predeceased by a sister, Thelma Morris.
Mrs. Castellow was a graduate of Meredith College and a teacher for 34 years, most recently in Conway, N.C. and Franklin. She was a member of High Street Seniors where she often participated in activities involving needlework and crafts.
She was a member of Franklin Baptist Church and its Faithful Servants Sunday School Class.
Survivors include her daughter, Eunice C. Vick and husband Jesse “Bill” of Courtland; four grandchildren, Cynthia Choate and husband Richard, Ann Magee and husband Kevin, David Vick and John Vick and wife Ann; seven great-grandchildren, Michael and Jessica Choate, Tiffany Vick, Meghan and Macy Magee and Justin and Kristen Vick; a sister, Alice Evans of Greenville, N.C.; and two brothers, Ernest Lee Jr. of Colerain, N.C. and Earl Lee of Richmond; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Sharon James officiating.
Interment will follow in Poplar Spring Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home and suggests memorials be made to the Castellow Scholarship Fund of Franklin Baptist Church, 208 North High Street, Franklin, VA 23851.
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