Ruby W. Cofield

Published 7:55 pm 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.

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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