Hamilton Funeral Chapel
423 S James Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 734-0621


Ruby Lee Daniels

November 1, 1931 - April 18, 2012

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Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Lee Daniels is scheduled for Friday, April 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Pearson Street in Goldsboro. Mrs. Daniels will lie in state on Thursday from 2-6 p.m. with the family present from 6-7 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Wayne Memorial Park North, Highway 117 South, Dudley.

Mrs. Ruby Lee Daniels was born on November 1, 1931 to the late Abraham Best and the late Hattie Best. Ruby was called to be with our heavenly father on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

She was born, reared and attended school in the Best Grove Community. She loved watching children and enjoyed housekeeping. She also had a passion for selling candy. Ruby was also known as the "Candy Lady". She was a member of St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church where she served as an Usher until her health declined.

She was preceded in death by her son, James Best and her sister Lucille Best.

She leaves precious memories with two sons: Danny Daniels of the home, Tom Daniels of Goldsboro, NC; one daughter, Christine Richardson of Pikeville, NC; seven grandchildren: Albert Daniels, Jr. of Goldsboro, NC, Tonia Daniels of Rocky Mount, NC, Jacqueline Rouse of Goldsboro, NC, Chantal Wright of Rocky Mount, NC, Kenya McCarty of Virginia Beach, VA, Monquail Richardson of Pikeville, NC, and Willie Darden of Goldsboro, NC; nine great grandschildren, one niece, Mary Pettaway of Brooklyn, NY; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.