Ruby Boone Putman, age 84, of D and D Lane in Spruce Pine, the Estatoe community, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 at her home.

Born on December 21, 1936 in Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Mae Burleson Boone. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Putman who passed away in 2007. Also preceding her in death were her brothers; Lawrence and Ray Boone and her sisters; Gladys Bartlett and Mildred Presnell.

Ruby was a faithful member of the Liberty Hill Baptist Church and had served as the church clerk for thirty-six years. She was retired from Dr. Ken Lentz office after many years of service. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and spending time with them. She loved cooking for her family and working in her flowers. In her spare time, she enjoyed shopping.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughters; Debra Hoyle and husband, Keith of Spruce Pine and Lisa Biddix and husband, Chris of Spruce Pine; her grandchildren; Brandee Burleson and husband, Dylan; Tiffany Veridal and husband, Josh; Dustin Dellinger and Cody Dellinger and wife, Alecia; her great grandchildren; Avee, Bree, Maddox, Lilly, and Eli; her brother; Paul Boone and wife, Emma of Newland; her sister; Margaret Greene and husband, Chuck of Burnsville; her sisters-in-law; Flora Ann Boone and Edna Boone; and Charles Miller; several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Dustin Dellinger officiating. Interment will follow in the Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to; Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 www.hospiceblueridge.com

The family would like to extend a special ‘Thank You’ to the staff of Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge; and particularly Ciji Dellinger and Brandi Burleson, for their wonderful care of Ruby during her illness.

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