ZEBULON - Margaret Isabelle Stanley Love, 89, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at Kindred Healthcare of Zebulon. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

She was born in Winston-Salem to the late Wilbur Lee Ruth and Julia Smith Ruth.

Surviving: daughters, Deborah Nipper Reaves of Zebulon, Julia Love Alden (Gary) of Sanford; son, James William Love Jr. (Mica) of Four Oaks; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James William Love Sr.; a son, Thomas Edward Nipper Jr.; one grandson; and one great-grandson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park, Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27615.

Condolences to the family may be sent to under Obituaries.