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Wilma Simmons Roughton

February 1, 1932 ~ January 14, 2022 (age 89)


Wilma S. Roughton
February 1, 1932 – January 14, 2022

Wilma Simmons Roughton, 89, of Columbia, died, Friday, January 14, 2022, at Washington Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.

Mrs. Wilma was born in Tyrrell County on February 1, 1932, to the late Dempsey and Mariam Bateman Simmons.

She was a member of the Albemarle Church of Christ. She worked as a licensed practical nurse for the former Columbia Hospital, Washington County Hospital, and prior to her retirement for the former Plumblee Nursing Center in Plymouth.

She was a devoted worker who enjoyed doing for others, cooking, and selling Avon.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at Bryan Funeral Service, Columbia Chapel. Dr. Allen Brickhouse will officiate. A private inurnment will follow at the family plot in the Soundside Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home immediately following the service.

Surviving are two sons, David O. Roughton of Plymouth, Joseph B. Roughton (Judy) of Asheboro; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; four great-greatgrandchildren, and two sisters Dottie Simmons of Columbia and Lorraine Williams of Creswell.

She was preceded in death by an infant son Joseph Roughton; a daughter Jo Ann Patrick and four sisters.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service Columbia.

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Memorial Service
January 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Bryan Funeral Service Chapel (Columbia)

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