May 5, 2016


Mary B. Rugg

Mary B. Rugg, 85, of Reno, Nevada and formerly of Wellington, died Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was born June 11, 1928, in Davidson County, North Carolina, to the late Charles and Rosa (nee Beck) Briggs. Mary moved to the Wellington area in 1968.

Mary graduated from Shelton College with a Bachelor’s degree in Christian education. She worked for many years for King Realty as a realtor. Mary was a member of the Sorosis book club and was a very active member of the Penfield Community Church, where her husband was the minister. Mary was a loving homemaker who always looked after her family.

Mary is survived by her children, Charles “Bill” Rugg, Jr. of California, Linda Wulf of Nevada, Robert Rugg of Toledo, and Jon Rugg of California; three grandchildren, Samuel Rugg, Emily Rugg, and Brandon Rugg; a sister, Laverne Burall also survives.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Reverend Charles Rugg in 2008; as well as five sisters; and one brother.

A memorial service will take place Thursday, April 24, 2014, beginning at 6:30 P.M., at the Penfield Community Church, with Pastor Jeff Braden officiating. Burial will take place at Huntington Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at