Ruth Brooks McCachren, 87, of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2019, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Steve Snipes officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m., prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. McCachren was born Feb. 23, 1932, in Richmond County to Thomas Joshua Brooks and Lola Wallace Brooks. She retired from the Wilkes County School System. Mrs. McCachren was a member of North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Barnette McCachren Sr., and a daughter, Myra O’Neil McCachren Carrigan.

She is survived by two sons, William Barnette McCachren Jr. and Matthew Scott McCachren, both of North Wilkesboro; two grandchildren, Roseann Dixon and Jennifer Carrigan; and three sisters, Rebecca Brooks Blackwelder of Mooresville, Norma Funderburk of Monroe and Myra Gray of Concord.

Flowers will be accepted.

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