Saturday 23 Feb 2019


Annie Ruth Johnson McNamara

January 17, 75,

Annie Ruth Johnson McNamara, 75, of the Dudley area, slipped away from this world into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday evening, January 17, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center following a brief illness.

Her family will be receiving friends at Tyndall Funeral Home Saturday, January 20, from noon until 2 p.m., followed by a funeral service in the chapel at 2 p.m.. Pastor Richard Cuddington and the Rev. Brooks Warren will officiate, with burial to follow at Wayne Memorial Park. The family also welcomes friends and relatives to the residence. Flowers are welcome, or memorial gifts may be made to Northeast Original Free Will Baptist Church, c/o Jeannie Merritt, 1469 Kelly Springs Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.

Annie Ruth had been a long time employee of Village Decorating Center where she did custom framing and assisted with interior decorating and design. She was a member of the Northeast Church where she had served as treasurer of the ladies auxiliary. She was also a member of the Goldsboro Singles Club. The grace and courage that she exhibited following her cancer diagnoses was an amazing inspiration to all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Angela “Angie” McNamara Sanders and Tommy Sanders of Mount Olive, and Amanda “Mandy” McNamara Warren and the Brooks Warren of Raleigh; four grandchildren, Kelsea Sanders Walters and husband, John, of Knoxville, Tenn., Nolan Sanders and wife, Alexis, of Dudley, Seth Warren and Cole Warren, both of Raleigh; a great-grandson, Cruz Walters of Knoxville; a brother and sister-in-law, Billy Ray and Brenda Johnson of Mount Olive; a special friend and companion, Dennis Croom of Kinston; several special nieces and nephews, and many dear and loving friends.

She had been married to the late James Elbert McNamara, and was daughter of the late Nathaniel and Leora Daniels Johnson.

A Tyndall Service.

Leave a Comment welcomes and encourages all our users to contribute and voice their opinions. We do not discriminate against any political or ideological views. In order to maintain a civil discussion, the following guidelines will be adhered to:

1.Profanity is not allowed. Comments containing anything that is deemed profane may be deleted entirely.
2.Hate speech will not be tolerated. Comments against a person based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. may be deleted entirely.
3.Threats will not be tolerated. Comments threatening harm or violence to a person or persons may be deleted entirely.

Goldsboro Daily News staff reserves the right to approve, edit, or delete any comments as they see fit based upon these guidelines. User-submit views and comments do not necessary reflect the views and opinions of staff and management of