Florence Penola Ruff

December 03, 1921 - April 30, 2011 

Florence Penola Ruff

December 03, 1921 - April 30, 2011 

Obituary for Florence Penola Ruff

Florence Penola Hudgins Ruff age 89 of 138 Ruff’s Trail Rutherfordton died Saturday April 30 at Hospice House in Forest City. She was a native of Polk County, homemaker and member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband Lawton Ruff; parents Logan and Nannie Jackson Hudgins; brother Anderson Hudgins and sisters Clara Morgan, Myrtle Bailey, Lillie Roberts, Mattie Odell, Ethel Lawter and Hester Haynes.

Left to cherish her memory are her children Bertha Ruff, Troy Ruff, Ray Ruff and wife Jean, Joe Ruff and wife Shirley, and Faye Ruff Hodge all of Rutherfordton and Bobby Ruff and wife Janet of Columbus; grandchildren Sandra Duncan of Union Mills, Karen Ruff of Charlotte, Steven Ruff of Columbus and Leann Wilson and husband Derrick of Rutherfordton; great grandchildren Adam Duncan of Union Mills, Bryson Laughter and Tyler Laughter of Mill Spring and Kensie Wilson of Rutherfordton.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Monday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Polk County) with the Revs. Robert Orr and Todd Lawter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the fellowship building following the interment. Mrs. Ruff will lie in state 1 hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Steven Ruff Medical Fund C/O Mountains Bank Columbus, NC

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