I have fought the good fight; I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7.
Mrs. Sharon Lynn Tester Rupert, Jonesborough, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mrs. Rupert was born May 22, 1949 in Johnson City to Dewey and Ruby Tester. In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her sister, Louise Slemp and several brothers.
She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
Living to cherish her life are her husband of 47 years, Eddie Rupert; sons, Allen Rupert (Sarah), Robbie Rupert (Vickie); daughter Debbie Tester (Bobby); six grandchildren who she loved more than life, Charlie Rupert (Brittany), Amber Rupert, Toby Rupert, Sid Tester, Cassidy Rupert, and Josh Tester; special nephew and niece, Darrell Mann and Debbie Coffelt; step father-in-law, Gene Graybeal; and her little girl, Lucy. The family expresses special thanks to Jane Rupert and Ronnie Goodman.
The family will receive friends Monday, June 27, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, followed by funeral services at 8:00 PM with Pastors Tim Roach and Jeremy Dykes officiating.
Graveside services will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Limestone Freewill Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandchildren. The family request those attending meet at the cemetery.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|Eddie, Allen, Robbie, and Debbie
I'm so sorry for your loss! I was heartbroken to hear the news.
We have such special memories of our times together and I
love you so dearly!! Sharon was a wonderful person. I'm
praying for God to strengthen and keep you through this
|I'm so sorry for you loss, I worked with her at Hardee's & I
thought of her as a good leader & a dedicated worker,she will
be greatly missed. My prayers are with you all,God bless you
||Phyllis Owens Cooper
I was just told the sad news about Sharon. I
would have paid my respects at the service, had I
known. Our friendship started many years ago.
You and your family are in my prayers.|
||Jackie (Copas) Herron
|Eddie, Allen, Robbie, Debbie and Family:
I am heartbroken for you. Sharon was an amazing
lady and I am glad I was able to know her. I have
you all in my prayers as you deal with your
heartache and loss. Love and hugs to you all.
|Robbie and Vickie & family, I am so very sorry for
the loss of your mother. I never had the privledge
to meet her but always heard many great things
about her. I know she will be truly missed. May
the Lord give you comfort at this time and in the
following weeks to come.You remain in my thoughts
||Joe & Cheryl Nickles
|Eddie & family - please accept our deepest sympathies in the passing of Sharon. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Again we are so sorry for your loss. |
|Robbie, Vicki, and Rupert Family,
My heart goes out to all of you. Sending Prayers and warm
wishes for comfort to you. One day we will all be reunited for
eternity. God Bless you all...|
||Toby and cassidy rupert
|Love you mamaw R.I.P|
|I am so saddened that Sharon has left us but I am so thankful for having known and loved her. My memories of the years she, Debbie and I spent in our youth are so precious and loving. I know how much she loved her family and friends and no one could have had a better friend than she. I am so sorry I am not going to be able to make it tonight. I have all of you in my prayers and my heart and pray for God's strength and peace of mind as you celebrate her life. I will do my best to make it tomorrow for the graveside service. |
||Gail Keller and Don Hodge
|We are very sorry for your loss. She was well liked.|
||Gerald & Donna Laws
|Sharon was a beautiful person inside and out ,I
thank the Lord to have been able to call her my
friend..,..Eddie and family if you all need
anything, Please let us know...Love and prayers
|Sharon was a friend we had great times at thirty one
parties.Thinking of all the family.|
||Truman & Pam Hopson
| Eddie, & family, we are so very sorry for your loss
of Sharon. Our prayers are with you all and remember
she is resting in the arms of Jesus, with no pain and
sorrow and we pray you'll find comfort knowing this.
She was dearly loved and will be missed. God bless
each and every one of you.
|Sharon Lynn Tester Rupert Family, Sorry to hear about your loss. John D. Boyd ('Johnny')|
So sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Pat. ('Sis')|
|Love you mom rest in peace and enjoy heaven we will meet
again you are the best mom grandmother wife and problem
solver a husband three kids and six grandchildren could ever
ask for. You Will Be Missed !!!!!!!!!!!!|
||Tim Hensley & Linda
|so sorry for your loss. Let us know if you need anything
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