Ruby Mathis Davis

Friday, December 27, 2019 - Sunday, February 7, 2021

Dearly Loved by Everyone

Photo of Ruby Mathis Davis  - 2019-2021

Canton- Ruby Ann Mathis Davis, age 78, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Ruby was born December 27, 1942 in Buncombe County to the late Troy E. Mathis and the late Aretha Roberts Mathis. She had made her home in Canton most of her life and was a devoted homemaker. Ruby held a strong faith and she was blessed with a loving and caring heart.  Ruby always wanted to take care of everyone and she enjoyed her beautiful flowers. Ruby loved people and everyone blessed to know Ruby loved her too!  We give thanks for her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Davis who passed away in 2019; her son, Ronnie Ledford; and a sister, Diane Mathis.

Surviving are her son, Troy “Shot” Ledford and Barbara of Canton; grandchildren, Kevin Ledford and Candice Ledford; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Jean, Brenda, and Teresa; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Ledford, a dear friend and her former daughter-in-law, Karen Ledford; several nieces and nephews and her special dog, “Angel”.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral home. Attendance is limited to 50 and we kindly ask that all COVID -19 regulations be observed. Burial will follow in Crawford / Ray Memorial Gardens in Clyde.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Davis family.

Condolences from family and friends

My Condolences to all the family. I know that all the many Beautiful and Loving memories will comfort us all. Til we meet again, RIP my sweet sister. I will miss you so much, but I am happy to know that your babies, your Love Jimmy and so many family members who have gone before us, will be there to welcome you into Heaven. Always in my Heart!
Barbara Jean
To the most beautiful girl in Canton! Ruby, I will truly miss your laugh and kind heart. You always were so welcoming to me. I know you are having such a glorious reunion in Heaven. Keep the laughter and singing going! Love you, Val
Valerie Smith