Barbara E. Ruppe, 63, of Smyrna, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 11, 2018, at her home. Born in Roanoke, VA, she is the wife of Vernon Lee Ruppe and daughter of the late Fred and Helen Potts. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was an employee of the textile industry.
Surviving in addition to her husband are her children - one son, Nelson Ruppe and wife, Tracy, of Gaffney, two daughters - Christie Brooks of Shelby, NC, and Misty Lane of Smyrna; five grandchildren - Chris Parker, Eric Snider, Tiffany Ruppe, Autumn Ruppe and Cheyenne Womble; three great-grandchildren - Brookelyn Womble, Weston McKean and Colton Womble; and three sisters - Linda Johnson, Susan Chariker and Jennifer Bankhead.
The family will receive friends May 13, 2018, 6-7:30 PM, at White Columns. A Celebration Of Life Service will be held Monday, May 14, 2018, 4:00 PM, at Smyrna Baptist Church, Smyrna, SC, with Rev. Tim Osment officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers serving are Eric Snider, Alex Womble, David Bush, Hunter Womble, Jeff McDonald and Seth Friday.
The Gore Family of White Columns is serving the Ruppe Family.