June 12, 1931 ~ January 8, 2013
Mary Ruth Powers Hussey 81, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Service will be 3:00 PM, Friday, January 11, 2013 at Smyrna United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Reverend Tal Madison and Reverend Edwin Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Hussey was a native of Moore County. Ruth worked at Robbins Mill and for years on the family poultry farm with husband, Richard. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a faithful member of her church, with a warm smile and kind word for everyone each Sunday. Ruth was a daughter of the late Eli and Lula Hussey Powers . She was preceded in death by her sisters: Colene Brown, Carene Yow, brothers: Randall Powers, John Earlie Powers and Robert Powers..
Ruth is survived by her husband of 54 years, Richard, daughter: Donna Ward and husband David of Carthage, grandchildren: Jordan and Bryson, brother: Ralph Powers and many special nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Kennedy Funeral Home, Robbins, NC and at other time at the home.
Memorials may be made to Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 203 Smyrna Church Road, Robbins, NC 27325 or FirstHealth Hospice,150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Hussey family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com