June 20, 1942 - August 24, 2021
Ruby Johnson Gabriel, 79, of Charlotte, NC, went to be with the lord on Aug. 24. She was born at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital in Concord, NC on June 20, 1942. Ruby was the first born child to the late Charlie Hubert Johnson and Lillie Belle Linker. Ruby graduated from Odell High School Class of 1960, and later went on to earn a BS in Business Administration from Carolina Business School. Ruby worked as an Accounts Receivable Manager with Barclays American and the CIT Group. She also was an Admin Assistant II and Deputy with Mecklenburg County. Ruby grew up in Harrisburg, NC. She had many hobbies including crocheting, cross-stitching, baking, sewing, needlepoint, ceramics, basket making and was known as an avid card sender. Ruby loved to collect birds and teapots. Besides her family, her faith in the Lord was paramount to her. She was a member of the Woodlawn Community Fellowship since 1968, and was an active member of the UMW Circle #2. She’ll be remembered as a thoughtful person who cared for others. Ruby was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She leaves behind her faithful companion of 53 years James David Gabriel. Also left to carry on her memory is daughters Lisa Kay Gabriel and Emily Jewel Gabriel; son William Brian Gabriel; grandchild Kolin Tyler True; and Sister Mary Elizabeth Skidmore. She was predeceased by her Sisters Pauline Harkey and Betty Jean Miller; Brothers Alfred Rosman and Charlie Hubert Johnson, Jr. Services will be held at Heritage Funeral Home-Weddington Chapel on Saturday, August 28th. The family will receive guests from 10-11 AM, with funeral service at 11AM. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ruby’s honor can be made to the Woodlawn Community Fellowship, 737 Woodlawn Rd., Charlotte, NC 28209.
Ruby Johnson Gabriel, 79, of Charlotte, NC, went to be with the lord on Aug. 24. She was born at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital in Concord, NC on June 20, 1942. Ruby was the first born child to the late Charlie Hubert Johnson and Lillie Belle Linker.... View Obituary & Service Information
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