Monday, 19 February 2018 18:32

Ruby Morris Griffin Moseley

Mrs. Ruby Morris Griffin Moseley, 89, formerly of Halifax died February 18, 2018 at Hunter Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation in Rocky Mount.

Mrs. Moseley was born in Halifax County on October 22, 1928, a daughter of Herbert Morris and Rosa Joyner Morris.   

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, William Randolph Griffin, Sr., and Wade Columbus Moseley; a daughter, Patricia Parrish; as well as several brothers and sisters.
Prior to moving to Halifax, she attended Avalon Church in Rocky Mount. She was currently a member of Community Center Church in Darlington.
Mrs. Moseley loved animals, and cared for and re-homed strays. She even moved bugs and spiders out of harms way whenever possible.   

She enjoyed cooking,and her door was always open to anyone that wanted to come to eat. 

She also enjoyed dancing; and truly was a most genuine, kind, wonderful, loving and funny person. She was always joking and never met a stranger.   

Mrs. Moseley was known as "the purple lady" and was always seen with a purple flower in her hair.
Survivors include her son Randy Griffin and wife Tammy, of Roanoke Rapids; daughters, Barbara Saunders Vinson and husband Bill, of Nashville and DarleneTaylor and husband Darrell, of Lake Gaston; 9 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
Friends may visit with the family from 6 - 8 pm Wednesday at Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service.   

The funeral service for Mrs. Moseley will be held in the Hockaday Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 pm Thursday, with interment following in Crestview Memorial Cemetery.      
Memorials may be sent to  Rainbow Animal Rescue, PO Box 972, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.
Online condolences may be sent to
Arrangements are under the care of Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service of Roanoke Rapids.

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