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Mrs. Ruth McKinney Roberson
  • January 20, 1924 - September 25, 2013
  • Rutherfordton, North Carolina

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Ruth McKinney Roberson, age 89, of Rutherfordton, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at the Hospice House of Rutherford County in Forest City. A native of Rutherford County she was the daughter of the late George C. and Belle Logan Mckinney. Ruth was a member of Southern Baptist Church in Ruth and was preceded in death by a sister Marie McKinney Monteith.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years Neal T. Roberson.

Four Sisters:
Barbara Epley & husband Don
Edith Jones
Helen Long
Shirley Glover & husband Bobby

One Brother:
Jim Mckinney & wife Netha

The family will receive friends from 10 AM to 11 AM on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Southern Baptist Church. A memorial service will follow in the church at 11 AM with Rev. John Perry officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Southern Baptist Church Family Life Center 140 Church Street Rutherfordton NC 28139. Online guest register at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements.