Ruby W. Cofield

Published 7:55pm Tuesday, January 29, 2013

January 29, 2013

Ruby Wise Cofield, 77, passed away Jan. 29, 2013, in Gatesville, N.C.

Born in Galloplis, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Kenneth E. Wise. Ruby was a member of Gatesville Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and was a Bible school helper. She was also an artist.

Survivors include her loving husband, Doyle Cofield; daughter, Rebekah Cofield Grimsley, of Washington, N.C.; sister, Mary W. Cook, of Roanoke, Va.; brother, Kenneth A. Wise, of Hoover, Ala.; grandchildren, Doyle Earley, Bronson Earley, Joshua Earley; and daughter-in-law, Cheryl G. Eason, of Gates County, N.C.

A funeral will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, Va., by the Rev. Gene Asbill with burial following at Meadowbook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in the funeral home tonight, Jan. 30, 2013, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Condolences may be registered at

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    Condolences to the family and friends of Mrs.Ruby W.Cofield, during these grievious times it can be difficult to deal with the lose of a dear loved one,but we can find comfort from the God of comfort;
    (2Corinthians 1:3,4) (verse 4) READS: “who comforts us in all our tribulation,that we may be able to comfort those in any sort of tribulation through the comfort with which we ourselves are being comforted by God.” God comforts us and we in turn can comfort others..As a family be comforted and comfort each other in your time of mourning….

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