Ruby was born in Greensboro, NC. Her family moved to Virginia in 1960. She married her husband, Maynard, in 1966. They have no children but have been a big part in the lives of their nieces and nephews. Ruby accepted Christ as her Savior during a revival at Pleasant View Baptist where she has been an active member for over 45 years. She joined the staff of FBCC in 2012 as Assistant Secretary.