Ruth Ayers Maners, 96, of Rockwell, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury.
She was born on July 3, 1920 to the late Chester and Anise Jennings Ayers in Galax, VA. She attended Carroll County Schools in Galax, VA. Ruth retired from the Rowan County Schools Food Services. She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Ruth enjoyed visiting and spending time with her friends and neighbors. Ruth loved gardening, flowers, collecting family antiques and watching her birds. Ruth loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by her; Son, David R. Maners; Daughter, Anis V Boyd; Three Grandsons, Alan L Boyd, Bradley Boyd, and Barry Boyd; Granddaughter, Jennifer Boyd Boutwell; Four Great-granddaughters, Lacinda Boyd, Kacey Boyd Ridenhour, Ashley Boyd and Sandra Boyd; Four Great-grandsons, Brandon Boyd, Mikey Boyd, Tanner Boutwell and Kade Boutwell; two great great-granddaughters, Kierston Ridenhour, Maggie Jo Ridenhour; three great great-grandsons, Raylan Ridenhour, Jackson Wright and Miles Heafner; great great-granddaughter, Bailey Boyd; Brother, Leftrich "Bubby" F. Ayers of Burlington, NC.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by Husband, Roscoe J. Maners, Brothers, Burton F. Ayers and Joe Ayers, and Sister, Ila Loretta Ayers.
Visitation will be held Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:00 am at the Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC, with Rev. Sean Barrett Pastor of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Ms. Ruth may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund .
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the family of Ruth Maners . Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.