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Ruby Moore

Ruby Jane Smith Moore, age 96, of Cambridge, MD died at her daughter and son-in-law’s home where she resided for the past two years early Thursday morning, October 28, 2010.

Born on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1913 in Robbins, Dorchester County, MD, she was the daughter of the late Solomon Smith and Ida Burton Smith.

Mrs. Moore was raised in Robbins and was educated at Robbins Schoolhouse.

In 1933 she married Gordy C. Moore. He died in August of 1964.

Mrs. Moore’s home church was Bounds United Methodist Church in Robbins, however she has been a member of Zion United Methodist Church, Cambridge for several years where she was also a member of the Crescent Class.

Mrs. Moore had worked at Beta Shoe Store, a former downtown Cambridge business and also had been a nurse’s aide at the Mallard Bay Care Center, Cambridge.

Mrs. Moore was a homemaker. She enjoyed taking care of her home and family - especially her grandchildren. Her hobbies were sewing, cooking and traveling.

Surviving is her daughter Carmen T. Kuhn and her husband Kevin of Cambridge, MD; three grandchildren Lanai Etchison and her husband Adam of Vienna, MD, Carson Adams of Cambridge, MD, Jerol Don Moore, Jr. and wife Annette of Crapo, MD, three great-grandchildren Aiden Etchison, Paula Foxwell and her husband Scott, Pam Simmons and her husband Brad; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister Nina S. Travers of Woolford, MD; daughter-in-law Barbara Fitzhugh Moore of Cambridge, MD; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband were two sons Eldridge Moore and Jerol D. Moore, Sr,; two brothers Allen Smith, Sr. and his wife Kathleen, Wilson Smith; two infant sisters Ruth and Bernette Smith; and a brother-in-law L. Edwin Travers.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1st at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be The Rev. Dr. William Davis, Pastor of Zion United Methodist Church, Cambridge. Burial will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Carson Adams, Jerol Don Moore, Jr., Allen Smith, Jr., Terry Groves, Tim Carpenter and Adam Etchison.

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Facts Born: November 25, 1913
Place of Birth: Robbins, MD USA
Death: October 28, 2010
Place of Death: Cambridge, MD USA



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Ben and Beulah Dickinson Carmen and Kevin, We are really sorry for the loss of your mother. May your many memories give you peace and comfort. Sincerely, Ben and Beulah 11/10/2010 Marlene Adkins Windsor Carmen and Family, My deepest condolences in the loss of your Mother. Keep her memories in your hearts and they will live forever. May God bless each of you. 11/03/2010 Levin & Effie M. Elzey Dear Family, We are saddened to learn of Ms Ruby's death. May God give you peace and strength to go on. Our prayers are with you. 10/31/2010 Jimmy Handley and Girls Our thoughts are with you 10/30/2010 Carmen Santiago Carmen, I am so sorry for your loss. She will be missed. I will always remember her as "A Grand Lady" she was beaufiful and always had a smile. Besides the special story we had between us when mom brought me home and your mom liked my name. She will never be forgotten. 10/30/2010 Ginger Robinson May Almighty God of Tender Mercies Comfort the Moore Family (2Co.1:3,4), When the last enemy strikes grief may be great and make the heart yearn for Comfort, Almighty God gives HOPE and PROMISE at (JOHN 5:28, ACTS 24:15, ISAIAH 26:19 and REVELATION 21:4) Almighty God HOPE and PROMISE SOON TO BE ATTAIN, May these thoughts Be of some Comfort. gingerrobinson@bellsouth.net 10/29/2010 PHYLLIS-FRAZIER-JAMES IF THERE IS A BUS IN HEAVEN I KNOW MISS RUBY AND MY MOTHER ARE ON IT. THEY RODE THOUSANDS OF MILES ON BUS TRIPS; ALWAYS TOGETHER; ALWAYS BEST FRIENDS. MISS RUBY WAS A BEAUTIFUL LADY ON THE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE. I LOVED HER, AS I DO HER SISTER "MISS NINA". MY LOVE AND SYMPATHY TO YOU ALL. 10/29/2010 LINDA PHILLIPS So sorry for your loss but so happy that your mom is at peace with her loved ones who have gone on before. May God bless you with many happy memories to carry her in your heart. I believe she is always with you. 10/29/2010

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