Jacob Ruffin

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Jacob Ruffin
MURFREESBORO, N.C.—Jacob “JR” Ruffin, 77, died Aug. 5, 2009, in Norfolk.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Murfreesboro. Mr. Ruffin served as a town councilman for Murfreesboro for nearly 30 years.
Survivors include three daughters, Dalphine Chambers of Norfolk, Swan Ruffin of Washington, D.C., and Jacquelyne Ruffin of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; one brother, Samuel Ruffin of Como, N.C.; one sister, Emma Ruffin of Murfreesboro; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A funeral was held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Murfreesboro with the Rev. Robert Richardson officiating.
Burial took place at Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro. Reynolds Funeral Home, Ahoskie, handled the arrangements.