05/12/05 — RUTH MAE ARTIS

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The funeral for Ruth Mae Artis. 84, of Stantonsburg, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Delight Missionary Baptist Church in Walstonburg. The Rev. Roosevelt Taylor Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Artis died May 7 at her home.

She is survived by four daughters, Thelma Artis of Raleigh, Dollie Artis Love of Dudley, Linda Artis of Stantonsburg and Shirley Artis Pate of Forestville, Md.; seven sons, K.D. Artis of Dudley, Nathaniel Artis Jr. of Grayson, Ga., Albert Artis of Hyattsville, Md., Bobby Artis of Fremont, William Artis Sr. of Pikeville and Johnny Artis and Cheotise Artis of Stantonsburg; one sister, Mary Barnes; and 29 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

The viewing will be from 3 until 9 p.m. on Friday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro, and the family will be present from 7 until 9 p.m. to receive friends.

Condolences may be faxed to 919-735-4725 or e-mailed to hamiltonfc@aol.com.

Published in Obituaries on May 12, 2005 2:15 PM