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Anita Ruth Charles Rippeth, age 61 of North Tazewell, VA passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Heritage Hall Health Care in Tazewell, VA. She was born June 30, 1956 at Holly, MI and was the daughter of Harold "Terry" and Katherleen Estep Charles of Pounding Mill, VA.
Mrs. Rippeth was a 1974 Graduate of Richlands High School and had previously worked as an X-Ray Technician at Clinch Valley Medical Center. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren at the lake.
In addition to her parents, those who survive to cherish her memory include her husband of thirty-six years, Michael Anthony Rippeth; two daughters, Alana Diane Richardson and husband, Josh of Tuscaloosa, AL and Sara Catherine Vandyke and husband, Clay of Wardell, VA; six grandchildren, Austin Ward, Brianna Pennington, Jordan Pennington, Alyssa Richardson, Barry Lee Richardson and Isabella Richardson; several other family members and friends also survive.
A Memorial Service for Anita Ruth Charles Rippeth will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the New Hope Assembly in Claypool Hill, VA with the Rev. Claudie Throgmartin officiating.
In honoring Anita's wishes her body will be cremated.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Mrs. Rippeth and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Published on November 9, 2017
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