Ruth Swink Carswell

  • Born: April 8, 1939
  • Died: October 12, 2020
  • Location: Connelly Springs, North Carolina

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Valdese, NC 28690
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Tribute & Message From The Family

Mrs. Ruth Swink Carswell, 81, of Connelly Springs, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at her residence.
Ruth was born April 8, 1939 in Burke County to the late Lee Roy Swink and May Belle Smith Swink. She was a member at Mount Calvary Baptist Church and retired from Century Furniture. Ruth enjoyed gardening and reading.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Whuston "Dump" Carswell; son, Robert Dean Carswell; brother, Earl Swink; and sister, Evelyn Tallent.
She is survived by her children, Janet Kanupp and husband Kevin, Jason Bryson Carswell and wife Kelly; grandchildren, Lynn Kanupp and wife Whitney, Leslee Kanupp, Robert Bryce Carswell, and James Blake Carswell; great-grandchild, Baylee Jean Kanupp; and siblings, Ralph "Shorty" Swink and wife Lucille, and Gene Swink and wife Marie.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Curtis Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Mount Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund at 5848 Miller Bridge Rd, Connelly Springs, NC 28612.
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