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Ruby Irene (Moore) Russ

May 12, 1917 ~ July 25, 2021 (age 104)

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Ruby Irene Russ, 104, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021. She was born in Robeson County to the late Alexander W. and Mary Elizabeth (Edwards) Moore. Ruby was also preceded in death by her loving husband O.C. Russ.

Ruby is survived by her two daughters, Mary Susan Sprague and Frances McCollum and husband Mike, one grandson Roger Melton and wife Tina, and two great granddaughters, Angelina Lucas and Samantha Melton all of Fayetteville, NC.

A private family Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

 

It’s overwhelming to think of the changes Ruby would have seen in her 104 yrs. Here are just a few of them: 

1920 : Hair Dryers; Kiss-Proof Lipstick     1924 : Frozen Food    1925 :  TV

Ruby was 8 when Toasters were invented –   Too bad it took another 31 years to invent the Pop-Tart!

1926 :  Pop-Up Toaster; Aerosol Sprays    1927 : ‘Talkies’ At The Movies    1930 : Mechanical Toothbrushes; Scotch Tape    1931 : Electric Razor    1932 :  Parking Meter    1935 : Electric Guitar

Ruby was still in her teens -  just in time for Suntan Lotion and Bikinis . . .

1936 : Suntan Lotion; Electric Blanket    1938 : Ballpoint Pen; Photocopying    1940: Power Car Windows  1946 : Microwave Ovens; Bikini; Tupperware    1947 : Disposable Nappy; Mobile Phones    1948 : Frisbees; Velcro

Ruby is now 31 -  . . . . 

1950 : Credit Cards    1951 :  Cartons Of Milk    1952 : Wide-Screen Cinema    1953 : Transistor Radio    1956 : VCR    1958 : Video Games    1959 : Car Seat Belts    1963 : Lava Lamp    1964 :  Miniskirt; Pop-Tarts    1965 :  HTML    1967: Portable Calculator    1969 : Internet; Cash Dispenser    1972 : Disposable Lighter    1973 : Post-It-Note; Cellular Phones    1975: Personal Computer; Laser Printer    1976 : Apple 1    1977 : Inkjet Printer

Ruby was 62 and no longer needed a map while traveling . . . 

1979 : First Personal Stereo    1984 : Macintosh Computer   1987 : Disposable Contact Lenses    1989 : World Wide Web    1990 : GPS    1992 : Email; Texting    1997 : DVD; Netflix

Ruby was 90 before Steve Jobs finally unveils the first iPhone . . .

2007 : iPhone

 

 

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