Ruby Brown

Obituary of Ruby Brown

Ruby E. Brown of Atlantic City, NJ, at the age of 100, transitioned from her home to continue God's work on January 15, 2018. Ruby was born on June 29, 1917, in Hampton, S.C. to the late Irvin Robinson and Anne Eliza Wiggins Robinson.

Ruby and her "Sun", Junior came to Atlantic City, as she so proudly declared, "1938, 18th day of August, Wednesday mornin', at 8 o'clock!"

After settling in Atlantic City, Ruby worked hard to support her family. She was a caregiver of children in various capacities, and worked at the old Haddon Hall in 1944. She also worked at the Addison Laundry, Marlboro Blenheim, and finally the Dennis Hotel.

To know Ruby was to love her. Her life was one of giving. She was always there to provide comfort for those in need, with a door that was always open. She also cared deeply about her sisters. She was the "Original Grandmother" of the Elliott House Apartments in Atlantic City, where she resided and cared for her neighbors for 45 years, until her recent transition.

Ruby loved the Lord, and was a devoted and lifelong member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Egg Harbor City, NJ, under the Reverend Eugene Bryant.

Ruby was preceded in transition by: husband, Frank Brown, and was the last survivor of 13 sisters and brothers. She leaves to acknowledge her many years of service, her one and only "Sun", Frank D. "Junior" Brown; grandchildren, Anthony F. Brown (Clarice) of Galloway, NJ, Timothy W. Brown (Debbie) and Daron Brown of Atlantic City, NJ, and Ursula Lessley (Robert) of Arizona; great grandchildren, Tenisha M. Washington, Tiana S. Brown, Kasaan A. Brown, and Victoria Lessley; great-great grandchildren, Samani A. Harper and Azir A. Fuller; nieces, Diane Shiggs, Geradline Williams, Virginia Vaughn, and Shirley Williams (Raleigh); nephews, James Robinson, Irvin Wyman, and many, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be 11AM, January 27, 2018, Heavensway Baptist Church, 5082 Tremont Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, where friends may call from 10AM. Interment to follow in Egg Harbor City Cemetery in Egg Harbor City, NJ.

Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com