BUFORD, Ruth Alice, entered into eternal rest Friday, February 12, 2010.
Home-going services will take place at
4 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at
Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Michael Neely officiating. Ruth was born November 16, 1920, in Pleasantville, N.J., to James Austin and Virginia Tyler. She was a resident of Tampa for the past 20 years, after retiring from civil services as an administrative manager at the City of New York Administration Office of Personel Services in 1982. She moved to Pleasantville, N.J., and was employed as an administrative assistant by the Salvation Army in Atlantic City, N.J., for nine years. Ruth is survived by her daughters, Ruth-Ann Marie Buford of Mays Landing, N.J., and Roslyn Ann Buford of Tampa; a surviving sister, Virginia Miller of Tampa; her grandsons, David E. Buford of McDonough, Ga., and Anthony D. Farrow Sr. of Pleasantville, N.J.; three grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. A viewing will take place
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel. Family members and friends are asked to assemble at Aikens Funeral Home by 12:45 p.m. Saturday. Aikens Funeral Home