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Ruth Heatherly Newland

September 8, 1934 ~ August 12, 2018 (age 83)

Canton - Ruth Heatherly Newland, 83, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at The Homestead in Clyde.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Bryan and Catherine Burress Heatherly. She was also preceded in death by a son, Craig Butler, two sisters, Madia Clark and Patsy Tyler and three brothers, Woodrow, Roosevelt and J. B. Heatherly. She was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church. Ruth loved gardening especially growing flowers and vegetables and spending time with her family.

She is survived by a son, Allen Newland and his wife, Julie, of Waynesville; a brother, Harold Heatherly and his wife, Cynthia, of Canton; two grandchildren, Bryan Butler and his wife, Amanda and Brandon Butler and his wife, Brittany; and four great-grandchildren, Caden, Dawson, Hailee, and Raegan.

A visitation will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Emanuel Baptist Church in Clyde. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Emanuel Baptist Church, 107 Weaver Drive, Clyde, NC 28721.

The care of Mrs. Newland has been entrusted to Cremation Care by Wells and an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at

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