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Martha Blanton Keever Ruppe

August 14, 1942 ~ December 5, 2016 (age 74)
Martha Blanton Keever Ruppe, age 74, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Monday, December 5, 2016, at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.

She was the daughter of the late William Festus Blanton and the late Ellen Irene Camp Blanton and a native of Rutherford County. Martha was a member of Gray's Creek Baptist Church and served as former pianist at the church. She was preceded in death by three sisters; infant twin sister Mary, Susie Person and Nancy Bradshaw.

She is survived by:

Four Daughters:
Debbie Baynard and her husband Terry
Ronda Underwood and her husband T. J.
Paula Logan and her husband Brad
Billie Russell

One Son:
Ricky Keever and his wife Febie.

Ten Grandchildren
Five Great-Grandchildren

The Funeral service will be at Gray's Creek Baptist Church at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 8, 2016 with Rev. Bryan Ezell, Rev. Alvin Allen and Rev. John Godfrey. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment will be at Gray's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the committal service in the fellowship hall of the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rutherford Life Services; 859 Thunder Road; Spindale NC 28160. Guest register/tribute wall available at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

Cemetery Details

Gray's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
751 Gray's Creek Rd.
Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Funeral Service

DEC 8. 2:00 PM

Gray's Creek baptist Church

751 Gray's Creek Rd

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Visitation following the service


Gray's Creek baptist Church

751 Gray's Creek Rd

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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