Mrs. Ruby Garvin Holmes, 92 years old of Pineland, South Carolina, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her children. Mrs. Ruby was the last surviving sibling of the three children born to her parents the late Mr. John Henry Garvin and Mrs. Carrie Garvin.
She was a loving and caring and compassionate woman of God, who loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Ruby was the Mother of Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church of Christ, Inc. in Tarboro, South Carolina. God saw her faithfulness through the years as she served as the church mother because of her faith in Christ. He then called her into the ministry as a teacher under the leadership of Apostle Dublin Johnson, Jr… One of Mother Ruby greatest testimonies was when her children were small; she took them outside and began to pray. She gave them back to the Lord and asked God to take care of them.
Mother Ruby leaves her family to cherish her memories; Three daughters; Evangelist Marian Williams, Teacher Annie (Alex) Gardner and Deaconess Rose Mary (Almay) Wilson, Six sons; State Bennie L. (Deaconess Rose) Holmes, Deacon Robert (Dale) Holmes, Presiding Elder Nathaniel (Evangelist Janice) Holmes, Deacon Charles Holmes, Deacon Jake (Missionary Vivian) Holmes and Brother George Holmes, a grandson reared in her home; Mark Holmes, Twenty-two Grandchildren, Forty-one Great Grandchildren and Two Great Great Grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and her church family.
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, remember to keep in mind, social distancing and staying six feet apart with no more than five people at a time for viewing.
PLEASE WEAR A MASK!!!
A Walk-Thru will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Bostick Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland, South Carolina from 5-7PM
A Funeral Service will be held at the family residence at 168 Holmes Lane in Pineland, South Carolina at 11:00AM on Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Considering the COVID-19 Pandemic, it is recommended by the South Carolina Mortician Association, Inc. to encourage families to have a graveside service with a small gathering of family and friends!