BOILING SPRINGS - Ruth Canipe, 79, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at Hospice Wendover. Born in Cleveland County on April 8, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Caphus Ray and Hattie Elizabeth Peeler Beaver.
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She retired from Fiber Industries in Salisbury and served numerous families in the home health care industry as a CNA.
In addition to her parents, Ruth is preceded in death by three brothers, Vernon, Johnny and Guy Beaver; and one sister, Bryte Beaver Cook.
Ruth is survived by a son, Jeff Canipe and wife Elise of Huntersville; two brothers, C.R. Beaver (Diane) and Warren Beaver (Millie); her faithful companion Max; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends thirty minutes before the service.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Big Springs Baptist Church in Hollis.
Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 20150.
Guest registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
CECIL M. BURTON FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY
106 CHERRYVILLE RD. SHELBY, NC 28150-4208
Published in Shelby Star on May 14, 2014