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Ruth Barnett Wilson
January 21, 1931 ~ April 15, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Ruth Barnett Wilson
Ruth Barnett Wilson, 92, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on April 15, 2023 at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain, NC. She was daughter of the late Stewart Kenneth Barnett and Dorothy Minella Sprague Barnett and was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Roy Wilson. Ruth was strong in her faith and was a member of Central United Methodist Church where she enjoyed the music. She was a member of the Cleveland County Board of Elections and the Cleveland County Republican Party. She was proud of her efforts to build the Republican Party in Cleveland County. She received many awards from the Republican Party for her dedication and service. The Spirit of Ruth Wilson Award was established by the Republican Party and is given annually. Ruth was the recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine presented by Governor Jim Hunt. She was a long time volunteer of the Cleveland County Red Cross. Ruth was also a longtime member of PEO Sisterhood. She enjoyed traveling, camping and spending time outdoors. Her family was first and foremost in her life and always enjoyed spending time with them. Ruth had the ability to make the best of any situation, she will be missed dearly by her family and community.
SURVIVORS: Daughter: Kathy Livsie and husband Aubrey, Kings Mtn. NC
Son: Ken Wilson and wife Dolores, Gastonia, NC
Sister: Jean Stager, Rock Hill, SC
Grandchildren: Stewart Livsie and wife Danielle, Albuquerque, NM
Andrew Livsie, Knoxville, TN
Erin Wilson and Kristen Wilson, both of Belmont, NC
Great Grandchildren: Lexi Livsie, James Livsie and Mia Livsie
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Central United Methodist Church Friday April 21, 2023 at 1:30 pm with Rev. Bruce Gwyn officiating.
VISITATION: Immediately following the service at Central United Methodist Church.
INTERMENT: Stafford Springs Cemetery, Stafford Springs, Connecticut
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Central United Methodist Church 113 S. Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 or Charity of donors choice.
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