Ruth W. Sumpter
Mrs. Ruth W. Sumpter, 89, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, at her home.
The funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in St. James United Methodist Church by the Rev. Dennis Adams. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Henderson, N.C., on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.
Mrs. Sumpter, a native of Henderson, had been a resident of Greenville for the past 47 years. She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church and was active in the women s organizations there.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy P. Sumpter, Jr., and a brother and sisters.
Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn A. Fields of the home; a son, Guy P. Sumpter III and wife, Lori, of Wilmington, N.C.; grandchildren Allison Sumpter of Raleigh, N.C., Laura A. Willoughby and husband, Brock, of Winterville, N.C., Amanda Sumpter and Edward Sumpter of Wilmington, N.C.; great-grandchild Sydney B. Willoughby; sisters Elaine Waggoner of Texas and Fayma Roberts of Durham, N.C.; and a brother, R.O. Woodlief of Henderson, N.C.
The family will receive friends at the church following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 3219 Landmark St. Unit 9A, Greenville, NC 27834.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory.
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Published by The Daily Reflector on Jun. 2, 3013.
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