The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


August 2, 2013

Louise Rummage

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 — Sarah Louise Smith Rummage, 76, of New London, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, in her home.  

Her memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2013, in Stanly Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Born September 6, 1936, in Rowan County, N.C. she was the daughter of the late Claude B. “C.B.” Smith and Ruby Coley Smith (Lowder) and was retired from Mecklenburg County Social Services. She also worked in Stanly County Social Services for many years.  

She was a member of Highland Baptist Church and was active in the WMU.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Leon Rummage, who preceded her in death in 1999 and a son, Jeffrey Lynn Rummage, who preceded her in death in 2012.  

Survivors include son, Michael Leon Rummage and wife Debbie of Albemarle; daughters, Susan Gale Rummage of New London and Cathy Jean Burris and husband Chuck of Cary, N.C; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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