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Juanita Holder

July 31, 1923 — September 27, 2021

Mooresboro, North Carolina

Juanita Ruppe Holder, age 98 of Mooresboro, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021 at The Retreat In Gaffney, Gaffney, SC.

She was the daughter of Rev. H.H. Ruppe and Ophelia Martin Ruppe.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben A. Holder, three brothers, Louis, Solan, and George Ruppe, four sisters, Eloise Humphries, Millie Reynolds, Elaine Atkinson, Elizabeth Bridges.

She is survived by her son, Jack Holder and wife Insa of Counce, TN, two grandchildren, Sabine Collins and husband Dennis of Knoxville, TN, and Maurice Barlow of Counce, TN, and two sisters, Iris Jackson and Dorothy Whisnant.

She was a member of Cherokee Creek Baptist Church.

A graveside service will be held at Cleveland Memorial Park on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 11:00 am.  Family will receive friends immediately following at the gravesite.

Memorials can be made to Cherokee Creek Baptist Church, 501 Buck Shoals Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341.

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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1225 College Ave, Shelby, NC 28152

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