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Ruth Maddrey

Ruth Martin Maddrey, age 87, retired teacher’s aide, of North Main Street, Mooresville, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008 at her home.

She was born in Northampton County on Nov. 30, 1920, a daughter of the late George N. and Maggie Sue Baugham Martin.

Her husband, Roland Waudell Maddrey, died Nov. 9, 1994.

Survivors include sons, Roland Maddrey Jr. and wife Katrina, of Mooresville and Bill Maddrey and wife, Tricia, of Charlotte; daughters, Peggy Kale and husband, Sid, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Betty Swanson and husband, Bob, of Cumming, Ga., Carol McKinney and husband, Mike, of Greensboro and Joy Miller and husband, Chuck, of Morrisville; sister, Iris Darden of Franklin Va.; grandchildren, Mark and Scott Kale, Joy Fullilove, Susan Neuville, Julie Swanson, Kathryn, John and James Maddrey, Gray and Vaughn Maddrey and Blake and Kyle McKinney. She also has six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Pitts in charge.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Door To The Future Building Fund, 150 S. Church St., Mooresville, NC 28115.

Neill Funeral Home in Mooresville is serving the Maddrey family.