Mary Ruffin

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Mary Elizabeth Ruffin, 84, formerly of Roxobel, died Saturday, July 11, 2009 at Guardian Care of Roanoke Rapids.
A native of Northampton County, she was a member of Sandy Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Roxobel.
Survivors include one son, Robert Carey of Roanoke Rapids; three daughters, Peggy Walden of Roxobel, Sandra Smith Trenton, NJ and Alice Ruffin of Paterson, NJ; one sister, Pecola Harrison of Richmond, VA; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 at Sandy Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Roxobel with the Rev. Lycurgus Harrell officiating. The burial will be in the church cemetery.
Hunters Funeral Home, Ahoskie, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be left at