Ruth Blake Fowler, age 82 of Rutherfordton passed away Friday, March 13, 2020.
Born November 8, 1937 in Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late Garland and Vergie Ruth White Blake.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-six years, Bobby Dean Fowler in 2011, a son, Michael Shane Fowler, a grandson, five brothers, Warren G. "Shorty" Blake, Dan Blake, Perry Blake, Bobby Blake, James Blake, and a sister, Louise Weedon.
Survivors include a son, Bobby Dean Fowler, Jr. and his wife, Carolyn of Rutherfordton; two daughters, Freida Cordell and her husband, David of Rutherfordton and Susan Ficken and her husband, Eddie of Inman, SC; two sisters, Jane Banning of Rutherfordton and Hazel Walker of Forest City, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held in the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. Interment followed in the Church Cemetery.
Memorials contributions may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
The Padgett & King Mortuary is serving the family.