Ruth W. Galtress

Published 5:47 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2019

MURFREESBORO, N.C. — Ruth Winborne Galtress, 82, passed away on March 11, 2019, in Vidant Medical Center.

Ruth W. Galtress

Ruth was born in Northampton County to the late Marcus Otto Winborne and Inez Marie Burgess Winborne. She was also predeceased by her husband of 39 years, Richard Allen Galtress, and a brother, Jesse Winborne.

Ruth was retired from Family Dollar, and was a member of Meherrin Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Jo Ellen Bryan and Marie G. Williams (Danny); a sister, Joyce W. Ham; two brothers, Chester Winborne and James Winborne; four grandchildren, Jessica (Lalo), Johnnie Rae, Grafton and Noah; five great-grandchildren, Bryan, Diamond (Jonathan), Destiny, Kelsea and Dakota; and three great-great-grandchildren, Juliet, Julian and Haylee.

The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 15, in Riverside Cemetery, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, with the Rev. John Porter officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., in Meherrin Baptist Church, and other times at the home of her daughter Marie, 507 Meherrin Lane, Murfreesboro.