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Ruth Herring King

March 17, 1921 — August 5, 2016

Mrs. Ruth Herring King, age 95, of Waverly, TN, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016, in the Humphreys County Nursing Home in Waverly. Mrs. King was born March 17, 1921, in Corinth, MS, to Emory George and Mattie Layton Wilson Herring. She was married to Alvin Connelly King. She was a member of the Waverly Church of Christ, where she served as Church Secretary for 18 years. Mrs. King was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse, former Secretary for the Humphreys County Chamber of Commerce, former Secretary for Attorney Danny Bradley, and a former Dietician for Waverly Jr. High School. She enjoyed traveling. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, August 11, 2016, from 4:30-7 p.m., and Friday, August 12, 2016, from 10 a.m. until funeral service time at 11 a.m., at the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly. Bro. Kyle Mashburn will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the Richlawn Cemetery in Waverly, TN.Survivors include:2 Daughters: Nancy King Ferris (Richard), Tucson, AZAnn King (Alastair Twaddle), Memphis, TN3 Grandsons: John Connelly Holcomb, Leesburg, VAMatthew Kyle Holcomb (Beth), Ashburn, VAChristopher Todd Dodson, Waverly, TN3 Great Grandchildren: Ben Holcomb, Hannah Holcomb, and Elijah Kane DodsonPreceded in death by:Husband: Connelly KingParents: E.G. and Mattie Herring, formerly of Bruceton, TN5 SiblingsLUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOMERita G. Oliphant, Funeral Director2400 Hwy. 13 NorthWaverly, TN 37185Telephone 931-296-2437Obituary Line 931-296-3500
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