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Martha Ruth Williams, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2015)

She was of Methodist faith and a Seamstress in the Garment Industry. She was a native of Cumberland County and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Jesse and Vinnie Sewell Williams.
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Ms. Martha Ruth Williams, age 87, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial will be in the Williams Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends from 5pmCT, Friday, February 6, 2015 until the funeral hour on Saturday.

Martha Ruth Williams, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2015)

She was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky on Sunday, January 22, 1928, the daughter of Jesse and Vinnie Sewell Williams. She died Wednesday, February 4, 2015, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 87 years, 13 days.

She was of Methodist faith and a Seamstress in the Garment Industry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Edward Williams, Georgia Shearl, John Ples Williams, Jim Williams, Vicie Wray and Cora Pharis. She is survived by the following:
  • Her son: Charles Whitehead of Burkesville, Kentucky

  • And several nieces and nephews
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Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky, is honored to be in charge of arrangements.

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Martha Ruth Williams, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2015)

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