JEFFERSON - Joan Arlene Ruppenthal DeBoard, 68, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.
She was born in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late Edna and Fred Ruppenthal. Ms. DeBoard was a homemaker and a Flight Attendant with Eastern Airlines. She also worked as a paralegal, a real estate Bbroker in Florida and Georgia, and was a licensed insurance agent.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Kim Alford, Jefferson, and Scott and Kristen DeBoard, Cumming; grandchildren, Cole and Caden Alford, and Charlotte and Zachary DeBoard; brothers, Terry Ruppenthal, Ft. Myers, Fla. and Rick Ruppenthal, Bradenton, Fla.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, May 4, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Lee Weeks officiating. A gathering of family and friends will follow in the clubhouse of the Northminster Estates in Jefferson.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.