Ruth Horton Dysart, 93, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018.
A native of Rutherford County, she was born on August 21, 1924, daughter of the late Albert and Emma Horton. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Yates Dysart. Seven sisters, Winnie Hawkins, Eula Chambers, Mary Walker, Pauline Horton, Annie Jones, Genell Hutchins and Elaine Terry and three brothers, Ray Horton, Fay Horton and Max Horton, also preceded her in death. She was a selfless and loving mother and grandmother and devoted to her whole extended family.
Those left to cherish her memory include one daughter, Lynn Doggett and husband Mark, three grandsons, one granddaughter, four great grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Aileen Morehead, one brother-in-law, Wilbert Hutchins and many nieces and nephews who loved her very much. The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Mama's caregivers, Joyce Hardy, Jeri Capps and Demetra Campbell, who were like family to her.
The family received friends at Eggers Funeral Home, followed by the funeral service with Gary Walker officiating. After the funeral service, the graveside service was held at Drury Dobbins Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Greenville Church of Christ, 1706 SE Greenville Blvd., Greenville, NC 27858.
Eggers Funeral Home of Cliffside is assisting the family.