Inez (Huffman) Royal

December 27, 1926 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 92)


Mrs. Ruth Inez Huffman Royal age 92 of Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, November 4, 2019 at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Eddie Tharpe officiating. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 Sunday evening at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.


Mrs. Royal was born December 27, 1926 in Wilkes County to Minnie Huffman. She was a homemaker and a member of Stony Hill Baptist Church.


In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband; Paul Worth Royal, brother and sister in law; Herman Huffman and Ann Yates.


She is survived by two daughters; Shirley Royal Pennington and husband, Paul of North Wilkesboro and Judy Royal Johnson and husband, Rex of North Wilkesboro, a son; David Paul Royal and wife, Sharon of North Wilkesboro, five grandchildren; Tim Pennington, Paula Inman, Beth McNeill, Brian Johnson and Jennifer Childress, thirteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren, two brothers; Ernest Junior Yates of Wilkesboro and Hobert and wife, Diane Yates of Purlear and sister in law; Betty Huffman.


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November 3, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel
270 Armory Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
November 4, 2019

Mountlawn Memorial Park
Hwy 18 North
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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