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April 19, 2024

Ruby Lee Mayberry Kerr

Ruby Lee Mayberry Kerr

Ruby Lee Mayberry Kerr, 91, of Stony Point, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at Valley Nursing Home after an extended illness.

She was born November 27, 1926, in Alexander County, to the late John Glover Mayberry and Fannie Mitchell Mayberry. She was a textile worker and member of South River Methodist Church. She loved to cook, make pies and give to people; she loved her red roses, and also loved to sing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lester Alexander Lackey; a second husband, Clarence Monroe Kerr; and four sisters, Ethel Kathryn Mayberry, Loretta Warren, Hazel Lambert, and Edith Perry.

Her survivors include a son, Jerry Lester Lackey and wife Hilda Lackey of Taylorsville; two sisters, Colene Cockrell and husband Kenneth of Taylorsville, and Ruth Lackey and husband Dover of Hiddenite; a grandson, Bradley Lackey and wife Tasha of Taylorsville; a great-granddaughter, Laura Grace Lackey; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Chapman Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Doug Hochmuth will officiate. Burial will follow in the Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the Chapman Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorials may be given to Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the Kerr Family by visiting our website at

Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Ruby Mayberry Lackey Kerr.

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