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Ruth Tate Huffines

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“I used to love the homecooked meals your mother would cook for us for lunch after helping pull tobacco when I was 16,She was a wonderful person...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Billy Gammon - Prospect Hill, NC

“We will remember Ruth as one of the most caring people we have ever meet. We will truly miss her smile and presence.We will keep you in our thoughts...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Linda/Delbert Reagan - Loudon, TN

“To The Huffines Family: I am truly sorry for the loss of your dear love one. Words cannot express the pain and sorrow that you feel. However, please...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Hattie Matthews - NC

“I was a classmate of your mother, Ruth Tate Huffines. She was a sweet lady and I am sorry for your loss! ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: James Massey - Newberry, SC


Burlington, NC Ruth Lee Tate Huffines, age 77, of Huffines Road went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 11, 2010 at ARMC surrounded by her family. She was a native of Caswell County and the wife of the late John William Huffines. Ruth was a homemaker and member of Bethel Christian Church. She was a member of the Women's Fellowship Circle where she served in the past as President and Treasurer. Ruth had a heart for children serving as a teacher in the Nursery Sunday school class for many years. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Survivors include her sons, Gerry Huffines and his wife, Sherri and Ken Huffines and his wife, Beverly all of Burlington; grandchildren, Abbey and Rebecca Hufffines; step grandchild, Joshua McMahan and step great grandchildren, Thomas and Benjamin McMahan; sister, Agnes Keatts of Burlington. She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter, Teresa Kay Huffines; parents, Fletcher and Ethel Tate. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Christian Church by Rev. Barry L. Lane and the burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Saturday at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory and other times at the home. Memorials may be made to Bethel Christian Church Playground Fund, 595 Baynes Road, Burlington, NC 27217.

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