Mildred Ruppee

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Mildred Williams Ruppee, 100, a lifelong resident of Wartburg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at Life Care Center of Morgan County after a lengthy illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Ida Brasel Kreis; husbands, Jackie Williams and Paul Ruppee; daughters, Carol Ann Williams Jones and Lenora Sue Williams; daughter-in-law, Helen Hart Williams; and sisters, Ruby Lee and Sarah Kreis.
She is survived by her son, Jerry and Judy Williams; step-daughter, Janice and George Marcum; grandchildren, Joey and Susan Williams, Lynora and Andrew Tidwell and Lance and Jessica McPeters; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Edye-Ann Williams and Noah Price.
Mildred was a long-time member of Wartburg First Baptist Church, having been a member for 87 years. She served the church in many capacities. Mildred taught in the Morgan County Schools and worked at the U.S. Postal Service for 29 years and retired as Postmaster at Wartburg.
'Meemaw' loved her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She was always very active and adventurous. She loved to travel to new places in her camper and motorhome.
The family received friends Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 5-7 p.m. The funeral followed at 7 p.m. with Pastor Matthew Ward of Wartburg First Baptist Church conducting the service. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Wartburg City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Wartburg First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 846, Wartburg, TN 37887.
Schubert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Morgan County News from Jan. 9 to Jan. 15, 2019
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