Ruby Lillian (Carter) Houston

December 12, 1935 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 85)


Ruby Lillian Houston, 85, of Kinston passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Kitty Askins of Goldsboro.  She was preceded in death by her parents David James Carter and Molly Koonce Carter, son-in-law, Tony Jones, sister, Kay Mobley and brother, Ray Carter.

Ruby is survived by her husband, Willie James Houston, of the home; daughters, Sandy Jones and Kathy Pike and husband, Joe, all of Kinston; son, James Houston and wife, Candace, of Pink Hill; grandchildren, Melissa Lucas and husband, Brian, Shannon Jones and husband, Jason, Rebecca Pike and fiancé, George Bryan, Adam Pike and wife, Kelsey, Ashley Tunn and husband, Michael, Heather Rainoshek and husband, Matthew, Amelia Redding, and Jamie Houston; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Valeria Stallings; brother, Larry Carter and wife, Glenda, and sister-in-law, Peggy DeHart and husband, Jay.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 4, 2021 at Jackson Heights Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Justin Barnett officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jackson Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 285 Camellia Street, Kinston, NC 28504.

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Memorial Service
June 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Jackson Heights OFWB Church
285 Camellia Street
Kinston, NC 28504

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