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Ruth Ann (Lumb) Hayworth

February 21, 1924 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 93)

Ruth Ann Lumb Hayworth passed away peacefully on January 7, 2018 with her husband Jack by her side.  She was born February 21, 1924 in Crumpton, Md on the Delmarva Peninsula.  From childhood through her early adult years, she enjoyed crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay with her brothers and sisters.

As a young adult, she became a Master Seamstress and started a business making custom draperies and slipcovers.   She married Air Force Tsgt Jack H. Hayworth of High Point and, as an enthusiastic traveler, enjoyed seeing and living in other parts of the country.  Ruth retired in 1992 from Belk’s as the Assistant Buyer in Home Fashions.  Throughout her life, she enjoyed reading, gardening, bird watching, horse racing, NASCAR, popcorn, and Chesapeake Bay crabs.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Albert Gilbert Lumb and Edith Mae Walls Lumb Nowell; her siblings, Charles, Ben, James Bradford (Jim), David Maxwell, William Albert, Mary Elizabeth, Sara Hannah Campbell, Loretta Gue, and Betty Lou Riley; her daughter Carole Ann Adams, and her granddaughter Karen Denise Adams.

Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Jack Houston Hayworth; their children, William (Bill) Hubbard and wife Dreama, Tucson, Az, Beverly Tedder, St. Paul, Mn, Robert Mason (Bob) Hayworth and wife Kim, Locust Grove, Va, and John Houston Hayworth and wife Angie, Wallburg, Nc; 3 grandsons, 8 granddaughters; and 9 great grandsons and 3 great granddaughters; and multiple generations of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6pm-8pm Tuesday January 9, 2018 at Cumby Family Funeral Service High Point. The Graveside Service will be held at 12pm Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Floral Garden Park Cemetery.  Online condolences can be made at 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Children’s Home, 1001 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104, the Baptist Children's Homes of NC, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361-0338, or a charity of the donor's choice in memory of Ruth.

 Service Information

January 9, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cumby Family Funeral Service - High Point
1015 Eastchester Drive
High Point, NC 27262

Graveside Service
January 10, 2018

12:00 PM
Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery
1730 English Road
High Point, NC 27262

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