Ruth P. Williford

Published 7:35 am Tuesday, December 30, 2014

COLERAIN – Ruth Pierce Williford, 79, of Lazy Hill Road, Colerain died Thursday, December 25, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center.

She was born November 11, 1935 in BertieCounty to the late DeFord and Nettie Harrell Pierce and was predeceased by her husband, Judge Robert Earl Williford.  Ruth was a member of Perrytown Assembly of God and retired as a Paralegal with the Pritchett, Cooke & Burch Law Firm.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Perrytown Assembly of God by the Rev. David Baker and the Rev. Randy Pierce.  A private burial will follow in Hoggard Memorial Cemetery in Lewiston.

Survivors include her sisters, Nell Pierce Little and husband Ronnie of Merry Hill, Dianne Pierce of Greenville, and Annette Pierce Swearingen and husband Mike of Roper; nieces, Kim White, and Melanie Blevins and husband Dave; and great niece, Kaitlyn Blevins.

The family will receive friends following the funeral service at the church.  Memorial gifts may be made to Perrytown Assembly of God, 928 Perrytown Road, Colerain, NC 27824 or to Perrytown Volunteer Fire Department, 848 Perrytown Road, Colerain, NC 27824.

Online condolences may be directed to  Walker Funeral Home, Windsor is serving the Pierce family.