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Ruth C. Hoots, 88

Ruth C. Hoots, 88

Ruth C. Hoots, 88, of Hendersonville died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.

Born in Lincolnton, Ruth was the daughter of the late Roy and Mattie Mosteller Carpenter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Royal Hoots; daughter, Diane Allen; sister, Ezilee Lynch; and brothers, Herman Carpenter, Reese Carpenter, and Carol Carpenter.

Ruth loved to fish and was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her daughter, Betty Lewis of Hendersonville, and her son, Keith Daniels of California; sister, Sue Taylor; ten grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; twenty-one great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

An online guest book and sympathy card are available at

Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.