Wilma Allen Safriet
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STATESVILLE - Wilma Allen Safriet, 85, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Hospice House of Wake County, Raleigh.
Born Aug. 3, 1928 in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Lenora Beck Allen and John Buren Allen.
She was educated in the Cleveland schools, was valedictorian of her graduating class at Cleveland High School and also graduated from Pfeiffer Junior College in Misenheimer.
Mrs. Safriet was employed with the Beaufort County Department of Social Services before retiring. She was a past member of South River United Methodist Church and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Washington.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A. William Safriet on Aug. 26, 1995; and brothers, Jake, Sylvester, S.B. and John Allen.
Those left to cherish her memory are sons, Philip Safriet and wife Genie of Raleigh and Dan Safriet and wife Julie of Wake Forest; sister, Dolly Cranford of Woodleaf; brothers, Bill Allen and wife Lynne of Cleveland and Ted Allen and wife Vivian of Woodleaf; and grandchildren, Gentry Ellis-Safriet, Stephen Safriet and Katherine Safriet.
Visitation:The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday at Summersett Funeral Home.
Service:Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 14, at Summersett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Snipes. Interment will follow at the Historic Salisbury National Cemetery, Military St., Salisbury.
Memorials:May be made to Baptist Children's Home of North Carolina, PO Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27360.
Summersett Funeral Home is assisting the Safriet family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com
Summersett Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Center - Salisbury
1315 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in Salisbury Post on Apr. 12, 2014