Ruby Dee Moose Harrington, age 89, of Taylorsville passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Frye Regional Medical Center. She was born in Alexander County on July 21, 1927 to the late Byron Everette and Carrie Teague Moose. Ruby was a member at East Taylorsville Baptist Church. Throughout her life, she worked as a chicken farmer for Tyson’s and enjoyed shopping, eating out, and spending time with her grandchildren. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband A. Harold Harrington, two brothers, and one sister. Those left to cherish her memory, her daughter: Jacque Meadows and husband Keith; sons: Don Harrington & wife Wanda and Tony Harrington; grandsons: Brian Meadows & wife Tiffany; Chris Meadows & wife DeeDee; Bradley Harrington & wife Kate; and Mark Harrington & wife Carla; four great granddaughters; five great grandsons; and caregiver: Rowena Childers
The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Service with Service to follow at 4:00 pm in the funeral home Chapel. The Rev. Gary Jennings and Rev. James Lockee will be officiating. Burial will follow at Taylorsville City Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Gordon’s Hospice House @ 2341 Simonton Rd, Statesville, NC 28625.
The family will be gathering at Jacque’s house for any friends and family who would like to come by and show their respects.