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.
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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