|Brenda Jestes Ruppard|
Brenda Jestes Ruppard, age 65, of 505 Grandfather Road, Banner Elk, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center.
Brenda is survived by one daughter, Pamela Winkler and husband Doug of the Foscoe Community; three sons, Jack Ruppard and wife Tracy of Boone; James Jestes and wife Sheena of State Road, North Carolina, and Jeff Ruppard of Banner Elk; four granddaughters, Jessica Fields, Gabriella Ruppard, Maggie Cook, and Kerrington Jestes; one grandson, Gabriel Shawn Ruppard, and one sister, Linda Julian of Statesville. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Ned and Edith Jestes.
Memorial services for Brenda Jestes Ruppard will be conducted Friday afternoon, April 19, 2013, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Reverend Gordon Noble.
The family will receive friends following the memorial service. At other times, friends may call at the residence, 505 Grandfather Road, Banner Elk.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to the Watauga Humane Society, PO Box 1835, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.
Online condolences may be sent to the Ruppard family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.