© 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
Bro. Hubert Jones will officiate at the services.