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Barbara Jean Fuller Rufo, age 78, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Barbara was born February 5, 1935 to the late Clarence and Vera Fuller in Edmeston, NY. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joseph Rufo, Jr., who passed away in 2011; her youngest son, Anthony, and siblings:  Vesta, Dorotha, Robert, and Beatrice.
Survivors include her children: Victoria, Valerie, and Joseph III; grandchildren: April, Jeromey, Timothy, Jason, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Caleb, Zachary, and Jessica; great-grandchildren: Bradley, Dakota, Matthew, Amanda, Marie, Rosemary, Kyra, Isabella, Sabrina, Chase, and Jesse; brother, Ray, sister, Pauline, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 1-2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Steve Hooper officiating. Pallbearers were family. Graveside service and interment followed from the Sunset Memorial Park.
Friends may also call at the home of Barbara’s daughter, Victoria Rufo, 247 Reece Avenue, Mountain City, TN 37683 after 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013.
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The family of Barbara Jean Rufo has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.