Nettie Edwards Rupe, age 91, of Pulaski passed away Friday, December 4, 2009 at the Pulaski Community Hospital. Born July 5, 1918 in Carroll County, Virginia she is the daughter of the late Jasper & Rosie Rigney Edwards. Her husband, Estel Garfield Rupe, two daughters, Frances Niday, Iris Rupe McGrady an infant child; Barbara Rupe and seven brothers and one sister also preceded her in death. Surviving are her sons and daughter-in-law James & Shirley Rupe, Candler, NC; Garfield Rupe, Pulaski; daughter Dora Lee Rupe, Pulaski; son-in-law Russell McGrady, Pulaski; 8 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, and a special niece Jenny Finn, Pulaski. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Paul Stephen Rupe officiating. Interment will be at Shiloh Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday one hour prior to service time. To send the family your online condolences visit, www.bowerfuneralhome.com.
A very special "thank you" to the Doctors & Staff of Pulaski Community Hospital for all the kindness and support throughout these difficult times.
The family suggests memorials in her memory be made to the American Cancer Society.
Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.