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Visitation information
First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall after service
300 N. Cherry Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Monday, May 11, 2009
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Service information
First Presbyterian Church
300 N. Cherry Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Monday, May 11, 2009
3 p.m.
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Anne Kimbrough Ligon
Sep 16, 1924 - May 05, 2009
WFU Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Anne Kimbrough Ligon died Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She was born September 16, 1924 in Richland, GA to Edgar L. and Elva Kimbrough. She received a B.S. Degree from the University of Georgia in 1945 and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for graduate studies in the School of Social Work. She worked for the American Red Cross as a social worker in 1947 and for the Durham County Department of Social Services as a social worker from 1948 - 1951. She met her husband, Roddey M. Ligon, Jr., while both were students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They were married September 8, 1946. They remained married until her death 62 years later. She was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church from 1964 until Alzheimers overtook her a few years ago. She was a volunteer at N.C. Baptist Hospital for several years and did other charity work such as Crisis Control, Junior League, etc. She enjoyed working in the yard, playing golf, playing bridge, working crossword puzzles, serving as a Girl Scout leader, etc. She was a wonderful mother and wife. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, her three children and their spouses (Delia and her husband James Bargeron of Midway, GA, Susan and her husband Warren Tisdale of Norfolk, VA, and Roddey M. Ligon, III and his wife Marion of Winston-Salem, NC), and by five grandchildren (Ruthanne and James Bargeron, Emma Tisdale, and Miller and Bryson Ligon). A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 11th at First Presbyterian Church with a reception immediately following in the church Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Senior Services Williams Adult Day Care Center, the Alzheimers Association, or a charity of your choice. The Family wishes to express appreciation to the staff of the Senior Services Williams Adult Day Care Center, the Elms at Tanglewood, and Arbor Acres Skilled Nursing Facility for the care they gave Anne over the past several years.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

         

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