Ruby Watson Allsbrook

November 5, 1929 - March 8, 2022

11/05/1929 - 03/08/2022

Sharing this obituary locally for the Allsbrook family……

Ruby Watson Allsbrook, 92, of 10820 Penny Road, Cary NC, passed away peacefully Tuesday March 8, 2022, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, NC. Ruby was eager to “go home.” Ruby grew up in Lowland, NC. She attended King’s Business College in Raleigh, NC where she met her future husband David Albion Allsbrook. After living a number of years in Raleigh, they settled in Beulaville, NC. Ruby was a homemaker and very active member of the community and Grace Covenant Church. She was a gifted Bible teacher and hostess. Sharing the blessings of God with others brought her joy.

Ruby was predeceased by her husband David, her brothers Olan, Merritt, Ebern, and Roy and her sister Nellie. She is survived by two sisters, Bertie Dougherty of Asheville, NC and Marjorie Eggleston of Lovingston, VA and one brother Kelly Watson Jr. of New Bern, NC. Also surviving her are her four children; David Allsbrook, Jr. and wife Teresa, Raleigh; Deborah Evans and husband Wayne, Atlanta; Donna Allsbrook, Beulaville; and Doug Allsbrook and wife Amanda of Rocky Point, NC; seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Family and friends will celebrate a life well-lived on March 19, 2022, at Grace Covenant Church in Beulaville NC at 10:30 am. Donations can be made in Ruby’s memory to either Johnston Foundation, SECU Hospice House, 426 Hospital Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577 or to Grace Covenant Church, 176 NC-111, Beulaville, NC, 28518.

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Charlene A Richards
2 years ago

This precious lady & her Watson/Allsbrook family have been a huge part of my life! Her Mom, Ada was my 1st SS teacher in Lowland. Ruby & David were our Youth Leaders when Capital City CoC was started in 1959. They carried 3 teenage girls to all the Youth Rallys, Camp Banquets, Gospel Sings & RBC Rallys in Eastern NC. I babysat their kids & when I had kids, Ruby kept the baby while I was having more babies. So thankful to have Ruby & as my 2nd Mom!