Ruth Edmundson Bondurant, 90, of Statesville, N.C., passed away March 19, 2022, at Gordon Hospice House. Ruth was born November 30, 1931, to the late Judge Paul B. Edmundson and Lelia Davis Edmundson.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin Vernon Bondurant; son, William Joseph Bondurant; brother, Paul B. Edmundson; and sister-in-law, Nancy Edmundson.

Ruth leaves behind a loving family, including sons, Thomas Seth Bondurant (Ginn) of Kannapolis and John Burt Bondurant (Doris Walser) of Lexington; daughter, Lelia Ruth Bondurant of Statesville; granddaughters: Lindsay Settlemyer (Josh) of Lexington, S.C., and great-grandchildren, Adriana Rose and Gavin William, Brandi Briggs (Chad) of Concord, and great-grandchild, Taylor Briggs.

Ruth spent most of her life as a homemaker, but she worked at J.C. Penny’s after her husband passed until she retired in the early 2000s. She enjoyed cooking southern family recipes, shopping, and traveling to the N.C. mountains and beaches. She had a compassionate heart for animals and also her friends. Christmas brought her the most joy when she could cook and gather her family around her.

Visiting hours will be Tuesday, March 22, 2022, from 5 to 7 pm, at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home, where family will welcome friends and family. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Statesville with Pastor Nelson Granade officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Bondurant family.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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