Ruth (Brooks) McCachren

February 23, 1932 ~ November 4, 2019 (age 87)


Mrs. Ruth Brooks McCachren, age 87 of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday November 11, 2019 at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Snipes officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 prior to the service at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. McCachren was born February 23, 1932 in Richmond County to Thomas Joshua  Brooks and Lola Wallace Brooks. She was retired from the Wilkes County School System. Mrs. McCachren was a member of North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; William Barnette McCachren, Sr. and a daughter; Myra O’Neil McCachren Carrigan.

She is survived by two sons; William Barnette McCachren, Jr. and Matthew Scott McCachren both of North Wilkesboro, two grandchildren; Roseann Dixon and Jennifer Carrigan and three sisters; Rebecca Brooks Blackwelder of Mooresville, Norma Funderburk of Monroe and Myra Gray of Concord.

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November 11, 2019

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 11, 2019

2:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
November 11, 2019

Scenic Memorial Garden Mausoleum
545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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