Ina Ruth Phillips East

Mrs. Ina Ruth Phillips East, 100, of Ashe County, N.C., passed away Saturday morning, January 12, 2019, at Forest Ridge Assisted Living.

Funeral services will be on Monday, January 14, 2019, at 2 p.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Leashomb officiating. Burial will follow in the Burkett Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 12 until 2 p.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. East was born in Ashe County, N.C., on April 10, 1918 to the late Rommus and Julia Marsh Phillips. She worked many of years as an Electrolysis. She enjoyed traveling and eating a good meal.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul East; and a baby daughter at birth.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Burkett Cemetery Fund, c/o Ralph Phillips, 2477 Mount Jefferson Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

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Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.