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Ruth Katherine Huffman, 95, Metcalfe County, KY (1928-2023)

Ruth Katherine (Beard) Huffman, age 95, passed away at her residence on Monday, October 09, 2023. She was born on Saturday, March 24, 1928, the daughter of Weeden Wilson & Dora Malinda (Lambirth) Beard.

She was a Christian woman, longtime member of the Antioch Baptist Church at Knob Lick, Kentucky, was an employee of Mallory Capacitor from which she retired with 24 years of service, was an excellent seamstress until her eyesight started failing her, and she loved to play Domino's right up until just days before she passed.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Terry Wilson Huffman "JR", daughter, Teresa Grace (& Harold) (Huffman) Mizell, grandchildren, Bethany Grace Mizell, Brian Jason Mizell, siblings, Robert Beard, Herbert (& Katherine) Beard, Mary Edna (& Frank) Porter, Evelyn (& Stanley) Ratay.

She is survived by her son, Terry Michael "Mike" (& Paula) Huffman, grandchildren, Amy Malinda (& Corey) (Huffman) Thomas, Christi Michelle (& Greg) (Huffman) Reece, great-grandchildren, Riley Thomas, Abbey Thomas, Connor Thomas, sister-in-law, Eva Beard, brother-in-law, Merle Huffman, along with other family members, and many friends.

The funeral service for Mrs. Ruth Huffman will be conducted on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at 1pmCT in the chapel of Butler Funeral Home with Bro. James Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens in Edmonton, Kentucky. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 12, 2023, after 9am until the time for the service.

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Ruth Katherine Huffman, 95, Metcalfe County, KY (1928-2023)

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