Ruth Sudduth Bruce

Published 3:23pm Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Ruth Sudduth Bruce, 94,   of Tryon passed away on Monday, November 26, 2012.

Ruth was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years S. Elihu Bruce and their daughter, Betty R. Price (Houston).  She was the fourth of 13 children born to the late Earl Sudduth and Necie Sudduth Center and will be sorely missed by her surviving siblings.    She was a devoted lifelong member of Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church in Landrum, SC.

Survivors: include son Billy D. Bruce (Imogene), Son-in-law, Houston Price (Carolyn), grandson, Sam Bruce (Griselda), grand daughters, Anita Dodson (Tim), Renee Sieg (Bob), and Laura Jones (Gabriel); great-grandchildren Tiffany, Shay, Sammy, Sarah, Savannah, Steven, Jordan, Billy, Gene, and Dylan and great-great grandchildren Carson, Alexandria, Kendall and Maya; brother Earl Center, Sisters Joyce Srange and Theresa Williams  as well as many other family members and lifelong friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 in Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church, Landrum, SC with Rev. Vince Gainey and Dr. Walter Johnson officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday night in the McFarland Funeral Chapel., Tryon, NC.

Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church, 4005 N. Hwy. 414, Landrum, SC 2356.

An on-line guest register may be signed at

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