First Posted: 1/15/2009
Ruth Maynor Oxendine, 86, of 642 Wire Grass Road, died July 4, 2006, at Wesley Pines Retirement Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at New Point Baptist Church, the Revs. Chris Jones and Ronald Locklear officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Oxendine was born in Sampson County on Dec. 17, 1919, daughter of the late Aaron Maynor and Virginia Tyler Maynor.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gaston Maynor; a granddaughter, Tara Shepard; a brother; and six sisters.
Surviving are her husband, James V. Oxendine of the home; four children, Doris Shepard of Jacksonville, Monty Oxendine, Jackie Harding and Sharon O. Bell, all of Lumberton; two sisters, Orpah Bell and Louise Perry, both of Lumberton; a brother, Howard Maynor of Nevada; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Revels Funeral Home in Lumberton and at other times at the home of Lance and Jackie Harding, 796 Piney Grove Road, Lumberton.