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Ruth Brown Mashburn, 103

Ruth Brown Mashburn, 103

HENDERSONVILLE — Ruth Brown Mashburn, 103, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, July 20, 2012 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living.

She was a western North Carolina native and member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David T. Mashburn Sr., three sisters and a brother.

She is survived by her son, David T. Mashburn Jr., and his wife, Mary and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Green Hills Cemetery, 25 New Leicester Highway, Asheville NC with Rev. Wally Shamburger officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Four-Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.