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Ruth Blanton Wilkie
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1917
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 2010
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

BELMONT - Ruth Blanton Wilkie, 92, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010 at Covenant Village in Gastonia.

A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late G.C. and Beulah Poston Blanton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence D. Wilkie, two sisters; Mrs. Burton Martin and Mrs. Ola Goforth and two brothers; Marcus Blanton and Burrell Blanton.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Mrs. Jeanette B. and Harold McKnight of Belmont and several nieces and nephews.

Ruth was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Belmont where she served as an Elder and was active with Women of the Church.

Funeral: Tuesday, March 2, 11 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Belmont

Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church parlor.

Burial: Rutherfordton City Cemetery

Memorials: Memorials in the name of Ruth Blanton Wilkie may be directed to First Presbyterian Church, 102 S. Central Ave., Belmont, N.C. 28012.

Funeral home: McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family of Mrs. Wilkie

Published in Shelby Star on March 1, 2010
Family links: 
  Garcy Cheever Blanton (1888 - 1969)
  Mabel Beulah Poston Blanton (1893 - 1929)
  Clarence Dixon Wilkie (1903 - 1975)
  Burton Belle Blanton Martin (1912 - 1995)*
  Marcus William Blanton (1916 - 1992)*
  Ruth Blanton Wilkie (1917 - 2010)
  Ola Gardner Blanton Goforth (1919 - 2000)*
  Annie Jeanette Blanton McKnight (1922 - 2015)*
  Burrell Franklin Blanton (1929 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Rutherfordton City Cemetery
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Brenda Kale Ballard
Record added: Mar 01, 2010
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Ruth <i>Blanton</i> Wilkie
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