Loura Ruth (Testerman) Garvin

June 13, 1946 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 74)


Ruth Testerman Garvin, 74, of Kannapolis, passed away September 7, 2020 at Atrium Health Cabarrus.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Whitley’s Annex Chapel with Rev. Jeff Cole officiating, burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 12-2 PM prior to the service at the Annex chapel.

She was born June 13, 1946 in Ashe Co. to the late Worley Testerman and Nell Mullis Testerman.

Ruth was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church, she loved her church and was very active when she was able. She enjoyed her garden and flowers. She was an office manager for R.F. Shinn Construction.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Garvin Sr., sister Margaret Hudler, and brother Robert Testerman.

Those left to cherish her memory, her son Wayne Day of Albemarle, step children; Donald Garvin Jr. of Brazil, IN, Linda Sterling of Centrepoint, IN, James D. Garvin of Brazil, IN, William Garvin of Terre Haute, IN, Todd A. Garvin of Brazil, IN, Carrie Bose of Terre Haute, IN, Jennifer Garvin of Chicago, two brothers, William Testerman of Jefferson, NC, David Testerman of Fleetwood, NC, and 14 Grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorials may be made to Lakeview Baptist Church, 2532 Lane St. Kannapolis, NC 28083

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