Jane Ruppard Arnette, of Banner Elk, went home to be with the Lord on May 13, 2018 after an accident at her home and a brief stay at Johnson City Medical Center.

She was born and raised in Banner Elk North Carolina. She was a member of Banner Elk Seventh Day Adventist Church. She was proceeded in death by mother and father Clay and Mildred "Toots" Ruppard of Banner Elk.
She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, mamaw, sister, great grandmother, and friend of everyone she touched. She loved giving, sewing, making quilts, crafts. She loved cooking, baking, shopping, and coloring adult coloring books, but most of all she loved her family. She never met a stranger, she would give you her last dollar.
She is survived by her husband of the home Buster Arnette and daughters Ruthy Harmon and husband Terry of Elk Park, Linda Hamby and husband Jay of Hampton TN, Gail Townsend and husband Terry of Banner Elk, Susie Hoilman of Banner Elk, and Angie Woodard and husband Kevin of Ashe county. She is also survived by grandsons Hunter Harmon, Josh Horney, Jonah Horney and wife Nicole, Hooch "Jacob" Horney and girlfriend Stephanie King, Brian Hoilman and wife Heather, Joseph Townsend and wife Brittany. Granddaughters, Lynn "Sissy" Wright and husband Leroy, Charity Woodard and boyfriend Norman McFadden, Beth Puckett and husband Ike. She is also survived by great grandchildren, Emsley, McKenna, Easton, Dustin, Thomas, Maverick, and EmelieBlu. And also surviving is her sisters, Brenda Ruppard of Morganton, Phyllis Eggers Rappleyea of Johnson city, and brother Larry Ruppard and wife Barbra of Banner Elk. Special lifelong friends Lois Ann Phillips, Mary Pope, and Wanda King.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 16, 2018, from 5:00PM - 7:00PM at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Funeral service will follow the visitation.
Internment will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the Davis Cemetery.

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