|Birth: ||Jan. 11, 1936|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 2011|
Daughter of Earl Ranson McAuley & Rachel Agnes Hanna. Wife of Neal Blackwelder (ma. 1954).
Ruth M. Blackwelder, 75, of North Little Rock passed away Monday, September 19th, 2011. She was born January 11th, 1936 in Iredell County, North Carolina to the late Earl and Rachel Hanna McAuley.
Ruth was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by many. She enjoyed gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Cherishing her memory are Neal Blackwelder, her husband of 57 years; three children, Cindy Jones of McRae, Arkansas, Carol Christy and her husband Jesse of Austin, Arkansas, and Barry Blackwelder of Ft. Collins, Colorado; her sister, Harriet Binkley of Louisville, North Carolina, brother, George McAuley of Statesville, North Carolina; two grandchildren, April Elizabeth Christy of Searcy, Arkansas, and Michael James Christy of Austin, Arkansas; and a host of other friends and relatives.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday September 23rd, 2011 at First United Methodist Church-North Little Rock with Bros. Davis Thompson and Ben Jordan officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 until service time.
Memorials may be made to the Arkansas American Cancer Society, 901 North University Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72207-6355.
Earl Ranson McAuley (1895 - 1966)
Rachel Agnes Hanna McAuley (1905 - 1998)
James Neal Blackwelder (1932 - 2012)
Rest Hills Memorial Park
North Little Rock
Created by: Josh Myers
Record added: Oct 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79186569
Added: Aug. 20, 2016