Ruby Miller Bodenhamer, age 96, of Boone passed away, Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Watauga Medical Center.

Ruby was born October 1, 1922 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late W.W. and Nellie Norris Miller. She was a homemaker and seamstress for Betty's Drapery. Ruby was a member of Rutherwood Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Joyce Greer of Boone, Karen Lewis and husband Tom of Raleigh, and Gail Gaskill and husband William of Wilkesboro; two granddaughters, Mary Helen Winkler and husband Donald of Millers Creek; one grandson, Greg Greer of Boone; three great-grandchildren, Crystal Hoffman, Holly Pardue, and Matthew Winkler, and four great great-grandchildren, Jessa Winkler, Oaklyn Pardue, Scarlett Hoffman, and Kaleisha Hoffman. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Bodenhamer; five sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services for Ruby Miller Bodenhamer will be conducted Thursday afternoon, July 11, 2019, at 12:00 o'clock, at Rutherwood Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 11:00 until 12:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Peter Vandenberg and Pastor Herbert McCoy. Burial will follow in the Rutherwood Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday morning, from 11:00 until 12:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street N.W., Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645.

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