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Ruby (Hester) Clinton

August 29, 1937 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 84)


Ruby Hester Clinton, age 84 of Cherryville, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022, at her residence.  She was born August 29, 1937 in Gaston County to the late Ernest Luther and Belvie Stines Hester.  Ruby enjoyed camping and taking beach trips.  She was an avid bowler.  Her greatest joy in life was being a mother and grandmother.  She loved to take care of others and show love to all she knew.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, William David “W.D.” Clinton; brothers, Paul, Pervie, and Lester Hester; and a nephew, Luther Hester.


Survivors include her daughter, Kay Burnette; sons, Doug Clinton, Terry Clinton and wife, Keri, and Kevin Clinton and wife, Haley; grandchildren, John Lynn, Michael Clinton and wife, Jessica, Chris Lynn and wife, Sarah, Wesley Clinton, Emma Clinton, and Bristol Clinton; great grandchildren, Savannah, Brigitte, Ian, Sebastian, Hunter, and Noah; and special nephew, Gary Hester.


The family will receive friends Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services.


A graveside service will be held Monday, May 16, 2022 at 11:00 AM at City Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Paul Mace officiating.


Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr. Shelby, NC 28150.


Condolences may be made to www.carpenterporter.com


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May 15, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carpenter Porter Funeral & Cremation Services
1100 East Main Street | P.O. Box 607
Cherryville, NC 28021

Graveside Service
May 16, 2022

11:00 AM
Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery
300 E Church St
Cherryville, NC 28021

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