© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
Funeral   services   for   Mrs.   Ruth   Keith   Washburn   of
Whitleyville, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Wednesday,
October 10, 2007, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.

 The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Wednesday from 12 noon  until time of services.

Mrs. Washburn passed away on Monday, October 8, 2007, at
the Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, TN.
 
She was born February 6, 1916,  in Jackson County, TN, to  the
late
Jay G. and Stella Jenkins Keith. She was married to the
late
Donald Roberts Washburn. She was a homemaker and
a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she was preceded in
death by   
1 Daughter:   Connie Washburn; 6 Sisters:   Ethel
Clark, Bonnie Keith, Edith Brockett, Maxie Ackerman, Jo Turner,
and Beth Keith and
1 Brother: Kit Keith.

Survivors   include  
1  Son:    Jim   (Shirley)   Washburn   of  
Cookeville,  TN.  
2 Daughters:  Margaret  (Jerry)  Swann  of
Whitleyville   TN   and   Jo Ella Washburn   of   Louisville, TN ;    
3   Grandchildren:    Luanna Washburn,   Kerry Willis,    and  
Kendall Leeann Washburn;   
1  Great-Grandson:     Jackson
Christopher  Willis;  and  
1 Sister:   Sybil   Brigance    of     San
Antonio, TX.

Bro. Hubert Jones will officiate at the services.