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Mary Ruth Humphrey, 83, Burkesville, KY (1929-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected Cumberland County, KY, family. She leaves 26 direct living descendants.

Mary Ruth Humphrey, age 83 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral services will be Monday, December 03, 2012 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in the Humphrey Cemetery. The family requests visitation 1pm-8pmCT, Sunday, December 02, 2012 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Mary Ruth Humphrey, 83, Cumberland Co., KY (1929-2012)

Mary Ruth Humphrey was born Satuday, November 2, 1929 in the Leslie Community of Cumberland County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Dewey and Pearl Branham Spears. She died Friday, November 30, 2012, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 83 years, 28 days.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Coolidge Humphrey, one brother, Aldon Spears, and one sister, Betty Spears. Survivors include:
  • Five sons: Larry Humphrey, Alan Humphrey, Dana Humphrey, Kenneth Humphrey, and Kevin Humphrey all of Burkesville, KY

  • Two daughters: Vickie Beaty of Burkesville, KY and Judy Humphrey Herman of Celina, TN

  • Two brothers: Keith Spears and J.W. Spears both of Burkesville, KY

  • Three sisters: Marg Holmes of Murfreesboro, TN, Jewell Vandagriff of Manchester, TN, and Barbara Melton of Indianapolis, IN

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends also survive
Send a condolence to the family of Mary Ruth Humphrey

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY

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