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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Wendy Ruffin-Barnes

101 S Academy Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910-2453

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Office Info

Office Hours

9:00 am to 5:00 pm M-F

Sat. and Evenings by Appt.


101 S Academy Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910-2453



Welcome to Wendy Ruffin-Barnes State Farm Agent! For over 30 years, we've been Ahoskie's first choice for insurance. Our team proudly serves the entire state of North Carolina and Virginia! Our team is here to help Hertford, Northampton, Gates, and Bertie Counties, with your insurance needs! If you have questions about Auto, Renters, Pet, Life, Health or Condo Insurance, give us a call! Call or stop by today for insurance assistance! During my tenure with State Farm, I have been a Chairman's qualifier as well as an Ambassador traveler. I am active in numerous organizations in Ahoskie, and I served on the Board of Roanoke Chowan Community College for over 20 years. I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I am also involved in the Ahoskie Chamber of Commerce and serve on Economic Development Committee of 100!

Wendy Ruffin-Barnes State Farm Agent, we aim to be your top choice for insurance in North Carolina and Virginia. Covering Ahoskie, Hertford, Murfreesboro, and beyond, our dedicated team is committed to helping you protect your future. We're here to help with your Auto, Life, Renters, Home, and Health Insurance needs. Give our team a call to make sure you're protected!

Being a Small Business ourselves, my team and I are passionate about connecting with other fellow Small Business owners whenever we can. Give our team a call to chat about the benefits of Business Insurance over a cup of coffee or tea! And if you are new or moving to the area, my team is also experienced with out-of-state transfers and relocations to the state of North Carolina! We’d love to provide you and your loved ones a seamless transition to your new home.

Our State Farm Insurance office is licensed to serve the entire states of North Carolina and Virginia, so feel free to stop in at any time, call, or click to receive a free State Farm Auto Insurance or Life Insurance quote!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Welcome to Wendy Ruffin-Barnes State Farm Agent, where we strive to be the first choice for your insurance needs! If you reside in Ahoskie, Murfreesboro, Hertford, Gates, and surrounding areas then our team is here to help you. We offer Renters, Home, Life, and Car Insurance plans in Hertford County. Our team will give you dedicated support and go beyond your expectations. Give us a call today for insurance assistance!

My staff is very knowledgeable with 35+ years of combined experience. We are here to take care of all your insurance needs!

Lisa Lewis-Joell State Farm Agent Team Member

Lisa Lewis-Joell

Office Manager

Hey, my name is Lisa, and I have worked for the Wendy Ruffin-Barnes State Farm team since 2013. As the Office Manager, I bring a caring and easy-going attitude to work each day. I am dedicated to exceeding customer expectations and am experienced in servicing the insurance policies of our Good Neighbors. I am happy to help walk through any of your insurance questions ranging from Auto and Small Business, to Homeowners and Renters. Call me or stop by the office today for a free quote!

Marvin Simmons State Farm Agent Team Member

Marvin Simmons

Auto/Home/Life Insurance Rep

Hey, my name is Marvin and I started with Wendy Ruffin-Barnes State Farm in 2018. I help our customers in Ahoskie and beyond with many of their insurance needs, including Auto, Homeowners, Small Business, Life Insurance. Call me for a free quote! I am professional and humorous in the office while focusing on helping our Good Neighbors. I am competitive by nature and my ambition drives my daily. Personally, I enjoy sports, reading, traveling, and spending time with my chihuahua, Kujo!


David Joyner

Hello, I'm David! I'm a new Team Member on the Wendy Ruffin-Barnes State Farm Agent team. Do you need help with Car, Home, Life, or Renters Insurance? I've got your back. I attended Bethel Assembly Christian Academy and Chowan University for a degree in English. I have a cat named Kate. I also love to volunteer, write stories, and I used to play in a band. Visit me today for a quick chat!

Mike Wolfe State Farm Agent Team Member

Mike Wolfe

Marketing Representative

Hey there, my name is Mike! One of the first things people notice about me, other than my height (6 ft 4 in), is that I am very friendly and I like to find fun in whatever I am doing. I started with the Wendy Ruffin-Barnes State Farm team in Ahoskie in 2019 and I like helping customers set and meet their goals. Give me a call to discuss any of your insurance needs, including Auto, Small Business, Life, Health, and more. I enjoy boating, motorcycles, working out, and spending time with family!


Ebony Lynch

Hi, I'm Ebony! I've been a member of the Wendy Ruffin-Barnes team since July 2023. I'm ready to help Ahoskie residents with Auto, Business, Home, and Renters Insurance! I attended Enloe High School, and I love our community. Fun fact: I have 2 pets, a labradoodle named Reese and a cat named Alien! I also love to draw, fish, cook, craft, and travel. Call me for a quote today!

Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.