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Ruth Marie Brantley

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April 15, 1929 — Nov. 7, 2019

ROCKY MOUNT — Ruth Marie Brantley, 90, passed away Thursday. Graveside services will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Elm City, with the Rev. Cliff Harwood officiating.

Surviving are her son, Johnny Allen Brantley, and wife Eva of Rocky Mount; three grandchildren, Tyler Brantley of Raleigh, Ashley Brantley of Rocky Mount and Jennifer Brantley of Wilson; two great-grandchildren, Brent and Bentley; and one brother, Norris Hunt of Hampton, Virginia.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jay Brantley; her parents, Sonny and Della Hunt; two brothers, Buddy Hunt and Thomas Hunt.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson. Online condolences may be sent to www.thomasyelverton.com.