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.