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Ruth Jernigan

April 17, 1936 ~ October 6, 2019 (age 83)


Ruth Williamson Jernigan, 83, of Fremont, died Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Funeral, Thursday, 1:00 PM, Wayne Memorial Park, Goldsboro.  The family will be at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Dr, Wilson, Wednesday, 6:30 – 7:30 PM.

She was a federal tobacco grader and enjoyed the outdoors in gardening and it was said ‘she had a green thumb’.  A love for the beach was a positive trait for her. 

She is survived by her sons, Rev. Merrill Davis (Marlyn) of Stantonsburg and Mickey Davis (Cindy) of Pikeville;_16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Velma Lancaster of Fremont, Darlene Bumgarner of Wilson; brothers, Clayton Williamson and Harold Williamson of Fremont and G.C. Williamson of Kenly.

Ruth was preceded in death by her sons, Richard and Alan Davis; parents, George Thomas and Nola Mae Evans Williamson of Fremont; sisters, Ola Johnson, Sylvia Hess and Joan Joyner.

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October 9, 2019

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Wilson Memorial Service
2811 Fieldstream Drive N
Wilson, NC 27896

October 10, 2019

1:00 PM
Wayne Memorial Park
2925 US 117 Hwy
Dudley, NC 28333

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