Bertha Ann Ruff, age 77, of Rutherfordton, NC went home to be with the Lord on December 20th 2019. Bertha was a retired textile worker, and the daughter of the late Lawton Dillie Ruff and Florence Hudgins Ruff. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Sandra Duncan, and Karen Ruff; grandson Adam Duncan; four brothers Troy Ruff, Ray Ruff (Jean), Joe Ruff (Shirley), and Bobby Ruff (Janet); one sister Faye Hodge; one nephew Steven Ruff; and one niece Leann Wilson (Derick). Services will be held on Sunday December 22nd 2019 at 2:00PM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 2190 Polk County Line Rd, Mill Spring, NC 28756; Burial will be private. There will be no formal receiving of friends. However, a viewing will take place 30 mins prior to the service. Donations may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 556 Helton Lane, Mill Spring, NC 28756. Online condolences may be made at www.crowemortuary.com.