Ms. Ruby Beaman Cunningham, 82, died Sunday morning, July 9, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. A native of Greene County, she was born November 18, 1934, the daughter of Robert Hayward and Almeta Murray Beaman. Following graduation from high school, Ruby completed her undergraduate studies at East Carolina University and later returned to earn a master’s degree in social work. She worked for many years as a social worker in Greene and Lenoir Counties; and also with VA Administration based at Seymour Johnson.

Ruby is survived by her sons, Robert Patrick “Pat” Cunningham and wife, Angie of Farmville, and Samuel Lee “Sammy” Cunningham of Snow Hill; grandchildren, Morgan Taylor Cunningham of Greenbackville, Virginia, and Carlyn Leigh Cunningham of Charleston, SC; a sister, Vivian Beaman Hines of Snow Hill; and a brother, Robert Murray Beaman of Raleigh.

In keeping with Ruby’s wishes, no formal services will be held.

Arrangements entrusted to Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service.