NEWTON Helen Ruth Shook Waugh, 94, of Newton passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at her daughter's home. Born April 27, 1925, in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Preston Leroy and Carrie Hartsoe Shook. Helen attended Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Mt View. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Clifton Rinehardt; second husband, J. C. Waugh; daughter, Mary Sue Martin; son, Robert Rinehardt; grandchildren, Jeffery Martin and Stephanie Cantor, four sisters and four brothers. She is survived by daughter, Faye Beal of Maiden; son, Lee Rinehardt and wife, Judy, of Newton; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, June 10, at the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Pastor Eric Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery in Sherrills Ford. The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 2:45 p.m., at the funeral home, prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton NC 28658. Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences. Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Waugh family.

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