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Ruth Emogene (Umbel) Barefoot

July 12, 1936 ~ October 5, 2020 (age 84)


Ruth Emogene (Umbel) Barefoot, 84, of Louisburg, NC (formerly of Friendsville, MD), passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Monday, October 5, 2020, at Maria Parham Franklin, Louisburg.

Born July 12, 1936, to the late Quincey & Mildred (Teets) Umbel. She was preceded in death by one son, Glenn "Randy" Barefoot, Jr; two daughters, Sharon Burnworth & Donna Beachy and one sister, Judy Sweitzer.

Mrs. Barefoot was a member of Asher Glade Church of the Brethren, Friendsville. She loved being a mom & grandma. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing clothes & quilts, gardening, canning & freezing vegetables.

She is survived by her husband, Glenn R. Barefoot; two daughters, Lois Murray & husband, Donald, Linda Marshall; five sisters, Peggy, Cathy, Carol, Debbie, Nancy; seven brothers, Butch, Bill, Rick, Ervin, Ron, Sonny, Buddy; 10 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 943 Second Avenue, Friendsville, on Friday, October 9, 2020, from 6-8 pm. Services will be conducted in Asher Glade Church of the Brethren, Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 2:00 pm, with the Rev. Michael Saturday officiating. Interment will be in the Asher Glade Cemetery.

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October 9, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Newman Funeral Homes
943 Second Avenue
Friendsville, MD 21531

Funeral Service
October 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Asher Glade Church of the Brethren
16633 Friendsville Rd.
Friendsville, MD 21531

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