Ruby Mae Boyette Kemp

KINGS MOUNTAIN-Ruby Mae Boyette Kemp, 89, entered into eternal rest and went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospital.
Born on May 21, 1923, in Middle Sex, she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Iva Joyner Boyette. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Worth B. Kemp Sr. and her 17 siblings.
Ruby was a loving and hardworking woman. Everyone that met her loved her and will remember her as one of the most honest women ever known.
Ruby is survived by three children, daughter, Kay Peek and husband Jeff of the home, daughter, Cathy Mathews and husband Barry of Houston, Texas, and son, Worth Kemp Jr. of Zebulon; two grandchildren, Shannon Curtis of Mooresboro, and Jennifer Wallace and husband Robert of Austin, Texas; five loving great-grandchildren, Sara Wallace of Austin, Texas, Zackary, Shyanne and Gracie Curtis of Mooresboro, and Makensea Carver of the home; and special friends, Sharon Howell of Shelby, Jerry and Sandra Richardson of Zebulon, and Amy Rudisill of Shelby.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Amber Clemmer for all her help and devotion.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory.
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Kemp
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106 CHERRYVILLE RD. Shelby, NC 28150-4208
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Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 11, 2013