Merita Ruth Watson Crisp, age 72, of Boone, and formerly of Edgemont Road, Collettsville, passed away Monday evening, July 21st, 2014, at Glenbridge Health Care.

Born April 29, 1942 in Ashe County, she was a daughter of Fred and Mattie Greer Watson. Ruth was a member of New Hopewell Baptist Church in Carey's Flat and was a homemaker.

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