Ruby Benson Medlin

Ruby Benson Medlin

October 8, 2022, 94, Goldsboro –

Ruby Benson Medlin, 94, exchanged her earthly life for the splendor of seeing her Lord face-to-face on Saturday, October 8, 2022. Ruby was born in Wayne County to the late Mose and Hazel Jackson Benson on June 9, 1928.

Ruby was always family focused and was a wonderful Mama and Grandma. She was a skilled cook, creating the most delicious dinners. And no meal was complete without one of Ruby’s home-baked cakes.

A service to celebrate Ruby’s life will be held by the graveside on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. in Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont with Pastor Michelle Barnes and Pastor Mike Barnes officiating. The family will greet friends Wednesday following the service at the cemetery.

Ruby is survived by her daughters, Patsy Howard and husband, Larry of Dunn and Betsy White and husband, Wayne of Goldsboro; sons, Charles Medlin, and wife, Paulette of Pikeville and Gilbert Medlin and wife, Billie of Vero Beach, FL; sister, Hilda Ransom of Wilson; seventeen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Grover Medlin; daughter, Susie Medlin; son, Hubert Medlin; and brothers, David Benson and Bill Benson.

Services are entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at