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Mary Ruth Anderson Dyer, 63, Eighty Eight, KY (1951-2014)

She was a native of Rankin, IL and a resident of Eighty Eight, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of hte late Lee Austin and Betty marie Dean Anderson. She worked as a nurse and was of the Catholic faith. She leaves 23 direct and one step living descendants.

Mary Ruth Anderson Dyer, age 63, of Eighty Eight, Kentucky, died August 15, 2014 at her home.

Private services will be held later as Cremation was chosen.

Mary Ruth Anderson Dyer, 63, Eighty Eight, KY (1951-2014)

She was born July 20, 1951 in Rankin, Vermillion County, IL. She was a daughter of the late Lee Austin and Betty Marie Dean Anderson. She died August Friday, August 15, 2014, in Eighty Eight, Barren County, KY, at the age of 63 years, 26 days.

She worked as a nurse and was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Betty Jo (Eddie) Brown, Summer Shade, KY; and Angela (Freddie) White, Center Point

  • Two sons, Melvin (Stephanie) Norris, Oakland; and Paul (Stephanie) Norris, Tompkinsville, KY

  • One step son: Mickey Russell

  • Special friend: Jamie Adams

  • One sister: Barbara Lee Mullens, Hoorston

  • Two brothers: George Leland Anderson and Melvin Leon Anderson

  • Twelve grandchildren

  • and seven great grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her husbands, Nile Dyer, and Marvin Lee Norris, and one sister, Gerald Marlene Anderson.

Private services will be held later as Cremation was chosen.

McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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