Ruth Hodge Maxwell, age 91, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019.
She was the daughter of the late Reverend John L Hodge and Nora Lewis Hodge and was a native of Rutherford County. Ruth was a member at Oak Springs Baptist Church. She retired from Stonecutter Mills after 46 years of service. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years Wilton "Whip" Reid Maxwell. She was also preceded in death by 15 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by Two Daughters: Jewel Anne Hutchins and husband Larry of Forest City, Kathy Biddy and husband Ron of Ellenboro. One Son: Toby Maxwell and wife Karen of Rutherfordton. Six Grandchildren, Six Great-Grandchildren, and Two Great-Great-Grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at Oak Springs Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Oak Springs Baptist Church: 2509 Rock Rd, Rutherfordton, NC or to Piedmont Baptist Church: P.O. Box 162, Rutherfordton NC.
McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services is serving the family