Annette Rupp, age 90, passed away peacefully on July 26th 2019 secondary to Renal failure with her family by her side. She was born January 25th1929 in Blakely, Georgia
to Mack and Mary Grainger. Annette was one of ten children who lived on a working farm in Blakely Georgia.
She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother who cherished time spent with family. A light hearted woman, she had a loving and gentle nature with a great sense of humor and always had a smile on her face.
She was a gifted dancer demonstrating elegance and finesse with her own charming style.
She lived life to the fullest which included traveling across the Continental United States in a motor home, boating, snowmobiling, gardening and cooking for a crowd. She even displayed poise while riding on the back of a motorcycle.
She was always ready for an adventure and the first one to offer help to family and friends. She was the definition of a caregiver and cared for many of her siblings at the end of their lives.
Annette will be remembered as a true Southern Belle full of grace, class, kindness and beauty.
She is survived and will forever be missed by her daughter Linda M. Van Fleet, her late son-in-law Bruce N. Van Fleet II, her son James M.Lamb and daughter-in-law Sharon L. Lamb, her grandchildren Jennifer L. Weaver, Kimberly A. Brogan-Patridge and her husband Jake J. Patridge, James M. Lamb II, Luan A.Luas and her husband Myles D. Luas, her great grandchildren Hailey I. Patridge, Myles R. Luas, Julia L. Luas, Tristan B. Patridge, Aidan J. Patridge, Skylar A. Weaver, and Tavien M. Lamb.
She leaves many dear friends and extended family who will hold her in their hearts forever.
The family would like to express their deep gratitude to the Central New Hampshire Kidney Center and the Lakes Region VNA and Hospice for their wonderful care and love.
Many thanks also goes to neighbors and friends for their many acts of kindness and support during her illness.
In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity or to the National Kidney Foundation.
A Memorial Service will be held Wed. 7/31 at 3 pm at the Mayhew Funeral Home, 204 D.W. Highway, Meredith, NH