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“Holly, Josh and Family, I just found that your mom had passed. I am so sorry. It was a shock for me to find out. You know your parents both meant a...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: David Coffin - Hendersonville, NC

“Holly and Josh, We are so sorry for the loss of your dear Mother. Glenette and Larry were wonderful friends to us for many years. Our thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Bert and Bonnie Pearce - SC

“So sorry for y'alls loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers through these days. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Family of Wallace and Oree Ruppe - NC

“My prays are with the Family. She was a special Person loving and caring. I would spend the night at Uncle Nathan & Aunt Beth a lot, when I was...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Sandra Wall Arrowood - NC

“Being the youngest girl cousin, I had the benefit of all the older girls to spend time with me as we were growing up. I was closest in age to...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Henson Boone - VA - cousin

“I'll be praying for your family during this difficult time. May God comfort you and give you peace. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Henson - Forest city, NC

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. She was a very special person who always had a smile and a kind word. May God comfort you during this...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Joan Henson & Euva Davis - NC

“Rachel and family, Please accept my condolences on Glenette's passing. She was a very special person who gave me much needed support in the early...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Cheryl Lentz - Bostic, NC

“You two Children have our Thoughts and Prayers!!!! ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Max and Bonnie Hines - SC

“I am so sorry to hear that Glenette has passed away. She was a precious lady and one that my family has always loved and respected. I will be...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Glinda Sizemore - Hudson, NC

“My deepest sympathy to all the family for the passing of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Holly you are a dear friend and my heart...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Smith - Inman, SC - Friend

“Dear Holly, Josh, and Jennfer, We are so sorry about Glenette. She was a sweet person and she knew the Lord. Like you, we know she is ok now, but...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Sandra & Lora - Salisbury, NC

“Dear family, I am sure you don't know me but I finished school with Larry and Glenette. They were both fine people and I will miss them very much. I...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Ronnie Wilkins - Forest City, NC

“Dear family: I'm sorry to hear of Glenette's passing. The world will be a sadder place now that both Larry and Glenette have gone on to the arms of...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Sylvia Scruggs - Forest City, NC


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Glenette Henson Ruppe, age 66, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Sunday, October 27, 2013, at her home.

She was the daughter of the late Nathan Henson and the late Beth Sane Henson. She was a native of Rutherford County. Glenette was the widow of the late Larry Nash Ruppe and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. She was retired from the Rutherford County School System. She was preceded in death by a brother Lowell Henson.

She is survived by

One Daughter:
Holly Ruppe Owen of Rutherfordton, NC

One Son:
Joshua Hudson Ruppe and his wife Jennifer of Rutherfordton, NC

Two grandchildren: Caroline and Lauren Ruppe

Two Sisters:
Rachel Davis, Forest City, NC
Faye Carter, Asheville, NC

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The Funeral service will be at Shiloh Baptist Church at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 with Rev. Don Crawford and Rev. Michael Sepaugh officiating. Interment will be at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church; Larry Ruppe Memorial Fund; 1850 Poors Ford Road; Rutherfordton, N C 28139. Online guest register at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.