Published 10:35 pm Monday, February 25, 2019

SUNNY VIEW – Fay Jackson Ruff, 92, of Sunny View went home to be with the Lord, Saturday morning, February 23, 2019 at her home. 


A native of Polk County, she was born May 27, 1926 to the late Belton and Mollie Jane Jackson and wife of the late Yank Ruff who passed away in 2003. Mrs. Ruff was a homemaker and a member of Coopers Gap Baptist Church. 

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She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a friend of many. 


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Ruff Wilson (Arnold) in 2005; ten brothers and sisters. 


She is survived by one son, George Ruff (Frances) of Sunny View; two daughters, Joyce Ann Laughter and Mollie Fay Dalton (Gary) both of Sunny View. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. 


The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Coopers Gap Baptist Church. 


A funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Coopers Gap Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Wilson and Rev. Don Hollifield officiating. 


Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 


Memorials may be made to Coopers Gap Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 730 Coopers Gap Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043. 


At other times, the family will be at the home. 


An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com 


McFarland Funeral Chapel 

Tryon, North Carolina