Ruth P. Tarlton

October 31, 1926July 31, 2018

Ruth P. Tarlton, age 91, of Monroe, went home to be with the Lord on July 31, 2018.

She was born in Union County on October 31, 1926, daughter of the late Ernest and Lizzie Plyler. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Homer Wilson Tarlton; her three brothers and five sisters. She is survived by her three sons, Dennis Tarlton and wife Becky, Roger Tarlton and wife Pam, Tony Tarlton and wife Cathy; her grandchildren, Keri Bennington, Jeff Tarlton, Nick Tarlton, Matt Tarlton, her eight great-grandchildren and by her sister, Faye Billingsley.

The family will receive friends from 11:30am until 1:00pm on Friday August 3, 2018 at Mountain Springs Baptist Church with a service to celebrate Ruth's life to begin at 1:00pm with Rev. Phil McLean and Rev. Justin Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be given to Mountain Springs Baptist Church, 2509 Mountain Springs Church Rd., Monroe, NC 28112. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to serve the Tarlton family.


  • Visitation Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, August 3, 2018

Ruth P. Tarlton

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