Ruth Elizabeth Arrington Walker passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Born January 11, 1916, she was the daughter of Sarah Henrietta Draper and Henry Peter Arrington. In 1937, she married Maurice Walker. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by Maurice, her sister, Mary Hoyle, brother, Ben Arrington, son-in-law, Marvin Sherron, and grandson, Michael Sherron and his wife, Lynn.
She is survived by her three daughters, Gail and husband, Bobby Joe Ayers of Rocky Mount, Becky and husband, Lloyd Stone of Wake Forest, and Ruth and husband, Steve Edwards of Tucson, AZ.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A service to remember Ruth will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Battleboro United Methodist Church with Rev. Patrick Sinclair and Parker Philips officiating. Burial will follow at Battleboro Cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to Battleboro United Methodist Church, 229 E. Battleboro Ave., Battleboro, NC 27809 or Benjamin House, 102 Meads Pool Road, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.
Arrangements by Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, Rocky Mount.