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Ruby Tarlton

FORT MILL -- Mrs. Ruby Frye Benton Tarlton, 87, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Independent Bible Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jason Coley officiating. Burial will follow at Unity Cemetery.

Born in Monroe N.C., Mrs. Tarlton was a daughter of the late Henry and Cora Frye. She retired from Springs Industries. Mrs. Tarlton was formerly a member of the Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene and attended Independent Bible Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, Gary Benton and his fiancé, Benky, of Fort Mill; her daughter, Bonnie B. Steen and her husband, Carson, of Indian Land, S.C.; her brothers, Ted Frye of Pageland, S.C., and Billy Joe Frye of Las Vega, Nev.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and her caregiver, Claudette Horton of Fort Mill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Tarlton.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Wolfe Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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