Ruth Andrews

Ruth Andrews

Ina Ruth Andrews, 87, passed away on May 2, 2021, at her home. Ruth was born in Ashe County on March 29, 1934, to the late Thomas and Ina Pearl Trivette. Ruth was married to the late Lawrence Andrews. Better known as “Mamaw” or “Ruthie,” she was always happiest in her vegetable garden or working in her flower gardens. She lived such a full life and impacted all those around her.

In addition to her parents and husband, Ruth was preceded in death by her daughter, Virginia Arnold.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Larry Andrews and wife Pat; son-in-law, Jett Arnold; grandchildren, Criston Arnold, Clinton Andrews, Ashley Arnold Booth, and Tracie Arnold; great-grandchildren, Tori Greene, Gabi Andrews, Isaac Andrews, Carter Andrews, Ryder Kirby, Canaan Booth, and Eric Sopp Jr.; and numerous other family and friends.

Serving as pallbearers will be Clint Andrews, Jett Arnold, Zack Booth, Eric Sopp, Isaac Andrews, and Tommy Garland.

There will be a graveside service held on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Big Flatts Baptist Church Cemetery, located at 2373 Big Flatts Church Road, Fleetwood, NC 28626. The Rev. Jim Lee will be officiating.

The family will be receive friends and family at Evans Funeral Chapel on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 11 a.m. until 12 noon.

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Evans Funeral Service is serving the Andrews family.

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