Mary Ruth "Ruthie" Maples

  • "Sweet Ruthie, how precious it was to spend your last days..."
    - Jeff Maples
  • "To the Sweet Maples Family,it was good to see some of you I..."
    - Patsy Michael
  • "My heart is broken to lose you Ruthie. You were a sweet..."
    - Marcia Alexander
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    - the jones family
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    - Debbie Gant

Mary Ruth 'Ruthie' Maples


Funeral for Mary Ruth "Ruthie" Maples, 51, of Decatur will be Monday, March 31, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jackie Kay, Brother Junior Hill and Brother Ronald Manley officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 8 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Maples, who died March 28, 2014, at her residence was born April 11, 1962 in Madison County to Charles Maples and Peggy Joyce Engle Maples. She was a member of Mt. Home Baptist Church in Moulton. Ruthie was special in many ways and a friend to all. She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy Joyce Engle Maples.

Survivors include her father and stepmother, Charles E. and Sharen Maples of Madison; sisters, Charlene Berryman (Wayne) of Russellville, Marcia Alexander (Tommy) of Semmes; brother, Tim Maples, Stone Mountain, Ga., Jeff Maples (Elizabeth) of Birmingham; stepbrothers, Michael McCarty (Carolyn) of Mission Viejo, Calif.; stepsisters, Lisa Heiss (Todd) of Harvest Brenda Griffin of Madison; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to say a very special Thank You to Hospice of North Alabama for the compassion and help they provided.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of North Alabama, 3311 Bob Wallace, Huntsville, AL 35805
Published in the Decatur Daily on Mar. 30, 2014
Mary Ruth Maples
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