Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bames in:
 • Sandy Plains Baptist Church Cemetery
 • Gastonia
 • Gaston County
 • North Carolina
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Ruby Nelle Barnes Bame
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 8, 1931
Death: Sep. 27, 2012

She was a native of Gaston County, born to the late Thomas Franklin Barnes, Sr and Cora Lee Welch Barnes.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Clarence, Robert, and Thomas Franklin Barnes, Jr. and a sister Rosa Cope.

Ruby Nelle had retired from Pharr Yarns with over 37 years of service, she also worked at Gaston Memorial Hospital UCC for over 3 years and did daycare work. She was a member for over 45 years at Sandy Plains Baptist Church, where she served in many capacities, where she played the piano in Sunday School, kids and senior class, sang in a Trio and in the choir.

Survivors include her loving and devoted husband of almost 55 years, James Henry "Jim" Bame, Sr.; her sons, James H. Bame, Jr and wife Kay of Boone, William Franklin Bame, Sr, of Gastonia,
Paul Gregory Bame and wife Anne of Gastonia; Grandchildren, Sylvia Nicholson and husband Sean, William Franklin Bame, Jr and wife Heather, James Richard Bame and wife Brittany, Madeline Bame and Michael Bame; Four Great Grandchildren, Cameron and Caitlyn Bame, Morgan Nicholson and Jaiden Bame;
brothers, Kelly Barnes of Grand Prairie, TX, Richard Barnes and wife Flora of Gastonia; numerous nieces and nephews
Celebration of Life Service:Sandy Plains Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Steve Hensley and Rev. A.A. Bailey officiating.
Burial:Church Cemetery with the Releasing of the Doves
Family links: 
  Thomas Franklin Barnes (1900 - 1972)
  Cora Lee Welch Barnes (1900 - 1990)
  James Henry Bame (1934 - 2016)*
  Clarence Grady Barnes (1920 - 1982)*
  Robert Buford Barnes (1921 - 1994)*
  Thomas Franklin Barnes (1927 - 2010)*
  Ruby Nelle Barnes Bame (1931 - 2012)
  Richard Lee Barnes (1937 - 2017)*
  Rosa Barnes Cope (1940 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Sandy Plains Baptist Church Cemetery
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: MKS
Record added: Sep 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97873511
Ruby Nelle <i>Barnes</i> Bame
Added by: MKS
Ruby Nelle <i>Barnes</i> Bame
Added by: Richard Jordan
Ruby Nelle <i>Barnes</i> Bame
Added by: Richard Jordan
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Nancy Welch Ramsey
 Added: Jan. 11, 2013

 Added: Sep. 27, 2012

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service