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Ruth Mae Roper Cheeks
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Birth: May 10, 1914
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 2011
Clay County
North Carolina, USA

Ruth was the daughter of Edward L Roper and Fannie Pendergrass.

Ruth married James Lyle Cheeks and they had a daughter Nancy Cheeks. Nancy was born and died on 04 Aug 1939. Lyle died 07 Apr 1996.

Ruth Cheeks

Ruth Cheeks, 97, of Hayesville died Monday, June 6, 2011. She was a native of Macon Co., but had lived in Clay Co. since 1939. She retired in 1982 after working 18 years for Tiger's Department Store. She was a member of Downings Creek Baptist Church.

She was the daughter of the late Edward L. and Fannie Pendergrass Roper and wife of the late Lyle Cheeks, who died April 7, 1996. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter.

Surviving are a sister, Nanna McGaha of Johnson City, TN, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM Thursday, June 9, 2011 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville with Rev. Carroll Roper officiating. Interment was in Oak Forest United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were David, Ermal, and Herbert Cheeks, David McClure, Ronnie Smith, and Benny Joe Rogers.

The family received friends from 6-8 Wednesday evening at Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Ruth Cheeks to Oak Forest United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Keith Crawford, 260 Golf Course Road, Hayesville, NC 28904 or Aquone Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 71 Old School Road, Topton, NC 28781.

Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of all arrangements.

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  James Lyle Cheeks (1914 - 1996)*
  Nancy Cheeks (1939 - 1939)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Forest Cemetery
Clay County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Wanda Crabb
Record added: Oct 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99412886
Ruth Mae <i>Roper</i> Cheeks
Added by: Charles Thompson
Ruth Mae <i>Roper</i> Cheeks
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- Wanda
 Added: Oct. 22, 2012

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