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Annie ‘Ruth’ Vaughn Stapler

(WOODLAND) Annie “Ruth” Vaughn Stapler, 66, of Woodland passed away on Feb. 1, 2023, at Tanner Medical Center in Wedowee.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Michael Stapler; daughter, Misty (Candi) Britt; son, Kris (Kayla) Storey; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends who will truly miss her.

Mrs. Stapler was born on Jan. 28, 1957, the daughter of Jeptha and Lois Bates Vaughn. Mrs. Ruth was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents and two daughters, Jody Thrower and April McVey.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to assist with final expenses.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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