Ruby Pitts Soper NORFOLK-86, passed away Sunday December 15, 2013 after a short illness. Born in Blowing Rock, NC, she was the last surviving child of the eight children born to the late Oscar and Orpha Pitts. She was the widow of Robert R. Soper, to whom she was married for 58 yrs. Ruby spent many happy years bowling, fishing and traveling with Bob and her favorite pastime, playing bridge, pinochle, poker and tonk. Mrs. Soper is survived by her only child, her daughter Sandy Green and her husband Paul, her grandson Bryan Nobles and his wife Jennifer, her granddaughter Christine Gronemann and her husband John and 4 great-grandchildren; Andrew Nobles, Dylan Nobles, Hayden Nobles and Ava Gronemann. A service to honor Ruby’s life will be held on Thursday December 19th at 11AM at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association or to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.