First Posted: 11/28/2009
PILOT MOUNTAIN Mrs. Mabel Hester Willard Ring, 85, of Pilot Mountain, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at the Woltz Hospice Home. Mrs. Ring was born in Patrick County, Aug. 27, 1924, to Posey and Verdie Alice Overby Willard. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Roger Crissman; two sons, Roger W. and wife Sandra Ring and Timothy W. Ring and girlfriend April Ayers all of Pilot Mountain; grandchildren, Candy F. and husband, Steve Gibson, Dusty W. and wife Stephanie Ring, Rusty W. Ring and Tammy L. and husband Chris Wall; great grandchildren, Wesley A. Gibson, Brian G. Gibson and wife Sheena, Scott M. Gibson and wife Stacy, Samantha P. Ring, Dusty W. Ring, Jr., Erica S. Ring, Cody R. Ring, Joseph W. Gibson, Christopher L. Wall, Amy R. Wall, Austin T. Wall and Brady W. Ring; one great great-grandchild, Caleb W. Gibson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ring was preceded in death by her husband, Emery William Ring; a granddaughter, Amy Lee Crissman; sisters, Edith Collins, Tessie Willard and Shirley Willard and by a brother, Ellis Willard. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church by the Rev. Ronnie Chamblin, Jr. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Ring will lie in state at the church thirty minutes prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at: moodyfuneralservices.com.