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Ruthy Jean Cline Roop

December 21, 1954 — July 23, 2019

Ruthy Jean Cline Roop, age 64, of Taylorsville passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 after a lengthy illness at Frye Regional Medical Center. She was born on December 21, 1954, the daughter of the late John Kelsie and Ruth Goble Cline. During her career, Ruthy worked as a shipping clerk for Hickory Springs. She attended Smyrna Baptist Church and had a special love for her family, especially her grandchildren. Ruthy also enjoyed going to the flea market, yard sales, taking pictures, cooking, and watching Nascar. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her nephew Gary VanOrden.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 47 years Larry Gene Roop; daughters Jeannie Roop Teeters and Anita Roop & special friend Roger; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers Johnny Cline & special friend Tammy and Kevin Cline; sisters Diane Davidson & husband Dale, Rose VanOrden & husband Jerry, Gloria Benfield & husband Steve, and Tina Cline & special friend Bruce; uncle Charles Goble; aunt Charlene Goble; special friend Debbie Passmore; along with a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Service. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Smyrna Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Orren officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers is Paul Roop, Dalton Benfield, Eric VanOrden, and Beau, Dawson, & Brian Davidson. Memorials may be sent to American Heart Association at 128 S Tryon St #1588, Charlotte, NC 28202 or the American Liver Foundation at 1000 Blythe Ave, Charlotte, NC 28227.
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