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Ruby L. Lacks

Ruby L. Lacks, 96, of 1047 Mosley Ferry Road, Clover died Oct. 28, 2009 at her home.

Mrs. Lacks was born August 17, 1913 in Halifax County the daughter of the late Thomas U. Lacks and Hattie Whitlow Lacks and was married to the late Edgar Carlton Lacks Sr.

Mrs. Lacks was a member of Clover Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Lacks Wazeka of Clover and Brenda L. McDannald and husband, Mac, of South Boston; one son, E. Carlton Lacks Jr. and wife, Deborah, of Brookneal; one brother, Roy C. Lacks and wife, Sylvia, of Halifax; eight grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, five sisters and three brothers also preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. at Clover Baptist Church with the Revs. Lloyd Moore and Bill Greenwood officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Oct. 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Clover Baptist Church and other times at the home.

Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Clover Baptist Church, P.O. Box 306, Clover, 24534 or Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, 24592.

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Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home, 115 Main Street, South Boston.