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Celebrating the life of....Willie Mae Joyner Ruff

Family Gathering: 233 Northpoint Avenue, Apt B

High Point, NC 27262

Public Visitation: Friday, June 26, 2020


Graveside Service: Saturday, June 27, 2020

1:00 pm


Lakeview Memorial Park

3600 N. Ohenry Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27405

Her Legacy

Mrs. Willie Mae Joiner Ruff was born on April 18, 1941 in Whitmire, South Carolina to the late Willie Lois Joiner and the late Henry Abrams. She departed this life on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at her residence.

She graduated from Robert H. Taft High School in Cincinnati, Ohio and she was a member of Cedar Grove AME Church in Whitmire, South Carolina.

Willie Mae was employed at Liberty House Nursing Hone in Thomasville, North Carolina as a Certified Nursing Assistance with 30 years of service until her health declined.

Willie Mae was proceeded in death by her brother, Bobbie Lee Joiner, her daughter, Kimberly Ruff and two sons, Ronald Ruff and Donald Ruff.

Those left to cherish her memories are three sons, Cedric Ruff of Greensboro, NC, Reginal (Robin) Ruff and Kenneth (Cassandra) Ruff both of the home; four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, an aid Melinda Mitchell, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

The Day God Called You Home

A million times we’ve needed you, a million times we’ve cried.

If our love alone could have saved you, you never would have died.

In life we loved you dearly; in death we love you still.

In our hearts you hold a space, where no one could ever fill.

It broke our hearts to lose you, but you didn’t go alone

A part of us went with you, the day God called you home.

The Family

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