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Ruth McIntyre Coward

October 22, 1940 — June 13, 2020

Ruth McIntyre Coward

Chesterfield, SC

Mrs. Ruth McIntyre Coward, age 79, entered into rest on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at her home. A Funeral Service will be held at 6:00 PM Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Brent Taylor. The family will greet friends Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Coward was born October 22, 1940 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Archie Brooks and Minnie McIntyre Brooks. She was a retired employee of Chesterfield Webbing and a member of Oakland Baptist Church. Ruth enjoyed watching television and working word search puzzles.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Coward was preceded in death by her son, Buddy Turner; brothers, Leverne McIntyre and Bill McIntyre; step-brothers, James Brooks and Harvey Brooks; step-sister, Christine Terry; and sister-in-law, Betty McIntyre.

Survivors include her children, Crystal (Bruce Joplin) Coward of Chesterfield, SC, and David Turner of Cheraw, SC; 7 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Jana Turner of Marshville, NC; sister, Catherine Webb of Wallace, SC; sister-in-law, Christine McIntyre of Lancaster, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Coward family.

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

5:00 - 6:00pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Starts at 6:00pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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