SHELBY -- Ruth Foust Hill, 96, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Peak Resources in Shelby.
Born in Guilford County on Aug. 16, 1916, she was the daughter of the late John Quincy and Laura McGee Foust. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, C.J. Hill; a brother, Bernard Foust; and a son – in – law, Tom McCarver.
Mrs. Hill is survived by two daughters, Nancy Kennedy and husband Woody of Shelby, and Betsy McCarver, also of Shelby; a brother, Bill Foust of Anderson, S.C.; a sister, Margaret Moreland of Greensboro; three grandchildren, Lynn Hicks, Meg Earley and husband Scott, Ashley Rinehart and husband Chad; and seven great grandchildren, Haley Arrowood, Hunter Hicks, Britt Earley, Bryce Earley, Mary Emma Rinehart, Laura Rinehart, and Edson Rinehart.
Celebration of Life Service: 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will receive friends following the service.
Officiated By: The Rev. Tony Tench
Burial: A private burial will be held at Sunset Cemetery
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to First Baptist Church, 120 North Lafayette Street, Shelby , 28150.
Online Condolences: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com