Ruby Leane (Harris) Norman

1947 ~ 2022 (age 74)


Spartanburg, SC: Ruby Leane Harris, daughter of the late Claude Means and Hattie L. Harris Morton was born in Spartanburg, SC on April 15, 1947.

Educated in the public schools of Spartanburg County, she was a 1965 graduate of Florence Chapel High School.

She joined Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and was formerly employed as a chef at Truckstops Of America in Duncan, SC.

Later in life she met and married Steve Norman.

Ruby loved her role as a mother and grandmother. She was a pillar in her community. She took great joy in feeding and providing temporary housing to those in need.

Full of laughter and smiles, she always had enlightening and funny stories to tell which filled others with laughter.

She loved to sing and was a source of encouragement to all.

A beautiful person, attentive daughter, great sister, loving wife, magnificent mother and a good friend that brought joy to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.

On Saturday Morning, January 22, 2022, hours before daylight in Magnolia Manor of Spartanburg, SC, Ruby Hearkened to the voice of the Lord and quietly made her earthly departure destined for her Heavenly home, free from all sickness, worry and pain.

She was preceded in death by a child at birth, Undrey Harris and her siblings, Johnnie “Boot” Harris and Leona H. Thompson.

Surviving are: sons, Venson (Tammy) Harris of Wellford, SC and Tracy (Regina) Harris of Spartanburg, SC; a daughter, Cassandra Harris of Spartanburg, SC; a brother, Ernest (Vicki) Morton Jr. of Spartanburg, SC; sisters, Sylvia Harris of Wellford, SC, Pearline Morton and Bobbie Jean Morton, both of Moore, SC; 13 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

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January 29, 2022

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The John H. Gilmore Slumber Room Of The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, South Carolina 29650

Graveside Service
January 30, 2022

1:00 PM
Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
375 Old River Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301

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