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Ruth Moore

June 18, 1932 — January 24, 2022

Clyde

Clyde – Ruth Marie Jones Moore, 89, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Haywood Regional Medical Center.

Ruth was a native of Haywood County and a daughter of the late Chancy and Flora Jane Wines Jones.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Moore, who died in 1998; and a daughter, P K Mintz; two brothers; and four sisters.  Ruth worked at American Enka Corporation and was a member of Beulah Baptist Church.  She loved sewing, crafts, and babysitting children, especially her grandchildren.  Ruth enjoyed assisting the elderly and was a 35-year cancer survivor.

She is survived by a daughter, Renne Messer (Wayne) of Clyde; two sons, Ronnie Moore (Janna) of Waynesville and Donnie Moore (Cindy) of Canton; three sisters, Carra Lee Haney of Clyde, Betty Arrington of Waynesville, and Sarah Hicks of Winston-Salem; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and eighteen great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2022 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Billy Ferguson officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  The burial will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at Fincher’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Ms. Moore's service will also be available via livestream.  You can access the service beginning at 2:55 p.m., Saturday on her page at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fincher’s Chapel Cemetery Maintenance Fund, 2724 Hyder Mountain Road, Clyde, NC  28721 or to American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Haywood County, 120 Executive Park, Building 1, Asheville, NC  28801.

The care of Mrs. Moore has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ruth Moore, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, January 29, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Hwy, Canton, NC 28716

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

3715 Asheville Hwy, Canton, NC 28716

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Interments

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Starts at 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Finchers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery

2724 Hyder Mountain Rd, Clyde, NC 28721

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