Ruth Hodge Maxwell, age 91, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Monday, April 1, 2019, at White Oak Manor Nursing Home.
She was the daughter of the late Reverend John L Hodge and Nora Lewis Hodge and was a native of Rutherford County. Ruth was a member at Oak Springs Baptist Church. She retired from Stonecutter Mills after 46 years of service. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years Wilton "Whip" Reid Maxwell. She was also preceded in death by 15 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by
Jewel Anne Hutchins and husband Larry of Forest City
Kathy Biddy and husband Ron of Ellenboro
Toby Maxwell and wife Karen of Rutherfordton
Teresa Malcolm, Kim Hobson, Hope Smith, Johnny Biddy, Kelly Maxwell, and Patrick Maxwell
Dustin Malcolm, Tiffany Malcolm, Max Libera, Erik Libera, Austin Smith, and Chelsea Smith
Michelle and Jewliana Malcolm
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, April 5, 2019 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at Oak Springs Baptist Church at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 6, 2019 with Reverend Alvin Allen and Reverend Ad Hopper officiating. Interment will be at Oak Springs Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Oak Springs Baptist Church: 2509 Rock Rd, Rutherfordton, NC or to Piedmont Baptist Church: P.O. Box 162, Rutherfordton NC. An online guest register is available at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
Oak Springs Baptist Church
2509 Rock Road, Rutherfordton NC 28139
Piedmont Baptist Church
P.O. Box 162, Rutherforton NC 28139