Anna Ruth Blake, 90, of Hendersonville, NC died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Park Ridge Health in Hendersonville. She was a native of Cherokee County, but had lived in Flat Rock, NC since 1985. She was a retired district sales manager with Avon Cosmetics. Ruth was a member of Pine Crest Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville.
She was the daughter of the late Dalph Patterson and Ruth Esther Elliott Carringer and the wife of the late Richard Leon Blake, who died June 30, 1984. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Walter Carringer.
Surviving are two sons, Richard Blake and wife, Beverly and Michael Blake all of Hendersonville; a sister, Mary Evelyn Rhodes of Charlotte; and two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at 2:00 PM Saturday, Sept. 7 in the Peachtree Memorial Baptist Cemetery with the Revs. Chuck Evans and Rhett Carson officiating.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.