Boone Reece Rummage
Mildred Boger
Ruby Mae Rummage


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1. Benny Ray Beeker

Ruby Mae Rummage 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 18 Aug 1932, Mocksville, Davie, NC, USA 1 2 5
  • Marriage (1): Benny Ray Beeker
  • Died: 20 Feb 2010, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC at age 77 1 2
  • Buried: 24 Feb 2010, Salisbury: Memorial Park Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 1 2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Statesville, Iredell, NC, USA. 6 The 1950 census recorded B. B. Rummage, builds chairs at furniture factory, 41, living with wife Mildred, 38; Ruby, 17; Kenneth, 16; and Doris, 11. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

2. Obituary: Salisbury Post: obituary of Ruby Mae Rummage Beeker on 22 Feb 2010 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 1 Ruby Mae Beeker

SALISBURY - Ruby Mae Rummage Beeker, 77, of Salisbury, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Born Aug. 18, 1932, in Davie County, she was the daughter of the late Boone Reece Rummage and Mildred Boger Rummage.

She graduated from Statesville City Schools and attended Mitchell Community College.

Mrs. Beeker was employed with Security Bank for 18 years and also worked as a bookkeeper at Spencer Rest Home. In her latter years, she worked at The Little Choo-Choo Shop in Spencer.

She was a member of Milford Hills United Methodist Church and the Women of the Word Sunday School Class.

Mrs. Beeker was involved in the Historic Salisbury Foundation, the Tour Guild, the Old North Salisbury Preservation Association, where she was one of the early tour guides at the Grimes Mill and the Rowan County Literacy Council.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Brenton Jock Beeker (Wendy) of Brunswick, Ga. and Sean Todd Beeker (Renae) of Salisbury; one brother, Kenneth Rummage (Edith) of Statesville and their children, Teresa, Colon and Anita; one sister, Dorris Kepley of Hickory and her daughters, Toni and Gina; three grandchildren, Zachary Herzog of Greensboro, Eli Beeker of Atlanta, Ga. and Willow Beeker of Brunswick, Ga.

Visitation: The family will receive friends Tuesday , Feb. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at Summersett Funeral Home.

Service and Burial: The funeral service honoring Mrs. Beeker's life will be held at Milford Hill United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Chris Hughes officiating. Interment will follow at Rowan Memorial Park.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Milford Hills United Methodist Church 1630 Statesville Blvd. Salisbury, NC 28144 or Meals on Wheels of Rowan, Inc. P.O. Box 1914 Salisbury, NC 28145.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Beeker family.

Ruby married Benny Ray Beeker, son of John Calvin Beeker Sr. and Annie Florede Bollinger. The marriage ended in divorce. (Benny Ray Beeker was born on 25 Aug 1938 in , Rowan, NC,7 8 died on 5 Feb 2012 in Dobson, Surry, NC, USA 7 8 and was buried on 8 Feb 2012 in Jonesville: Fall Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Yadkin, NC, USA 7 8.)


1 Salisbury Post (Salisbury, NC) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), Obituary of Ruby Mae Rummage Beeker.

2 Find A Grave,

3, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Brenton Jeck Beeker, 23 Feb 1961 citing vol. 47, p. 361, Iredell, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

4, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Sean Todd Beeker, 11 Feb 1968 citing vol. 56, p. 114, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

5, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000," Rummage b. 18 Aug 1932 Mocksville, NC mother Mildred Boger, father Boon Rummage.

6 "1950 United States Census," B B Rummage Statesville NC.

7 Salisbury Post (Salisbury, NC) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), 6 Feb 2012 obituary of Benny Beeker.

8 Find A Grave,

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