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Lavern Ruffin

September 28, 1956 ~ November 6, 2019 (age 63)


Ms. Lavern Ruffin, 63, passed away on November 6, 2019 at Wayne UNC Hospital in Goldsboro, NC.

The funeral service is scheduled for Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:30 pm at Saint Rose Church of Christ, DOC, 605 S. Douglas Street, Wilson, NC.

A public visitation will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.

Ms. Ruffin was preceded in death by her father Jimmie Lee Ruffin; three brothers, Jimmie Joe Speight, Elijah Ruffin and Terry Lee Ruffin.

She leaves cherished memories to: two sons, William Michael Ruffin, Jr.  (Shanitta) and Maurice Ruffin both of Wilson, NC; one daughter, Latisha Whitfield (Roderick) of Wilson, NC; thirteen grandchildren, Joshua, Chelsea, William, Michael III, Michael Ray, Nia, Zamya, Jahzarius, Nakhia, Ananyree, Maurice, Jr. and Seven; mother, Madie Parker Ruffin; six sisters, Mary Ann Silver, Angela Ruffin and Sue Ann Ruffin all of Black Creek, NC, Joe Seth Ruffin, Joyce Teasley (Willie) and Ada Ree Ruffin all of Wilson, NC; three brothers, Jessie Lee Ruffin (Patricia) of Stantonsburg, NC, Joseph Ray Ruffin (April) of Virginia and Randy Ray Ruffin (Pamela) of Wilson, NC; a host of aunts, uncles, neices, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including a special aunt, Hilda Mayo.

Arrangements are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.

Condolences may be posted to or faxed to 252-991-5289.

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