Ruby Burkhart

Ruby Burkhart

Thursday, October 6th, 1927 - Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Ruby Irene Burkhart, age 92, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

A Private graveside service will be held on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Ruby entered into this life on October 6, 1927 in Houston County, TN to the late Hans and Rosa Markin Anderson. She was a member of New Providence United Methodist Church since 1966. Ruby was a buyer for Home Goods at Parks Belk where she worked for 17 years. She then went on to work and retire from JC Penny as a sales clerk.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Clarence Woodrow Burkhart.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Cliff) Wheelock; sons, Darrell (Sandra) Burkhart and Wayne (Theresa) Burkhart; sister, Myrtle Tourlott; grandchildren, Lisa (Scott) Little, Bryan (Laura) Suiter, Jody (James) Heady, Scott (Jessica) Burkhart, Jessica (Jason) Heckler, and Donald (Bethany) Burkhart and 16 great-grandchildren.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Providence United Methodist Church, Wednesday night supper fund.

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Phillip King

Posted at 10:15am
I'm sorry to read about the passing of your mom. I keep watch for all the folks from Rosehill and long for the good old days from back then; I'm sure you do too.
Prayers for you, Darrell and all your family.

Phillip King

Cody Goins

Posted at 10:14am
Prayers and sympathy. I enjoyed working with her.
- Joan Goins

Barbara Markin Edwards

Posted at 08:44pm
I was so saddened to hear of Ruby's death. She was my first cousin.

Beverly Atkins

Posted at 04:50pm
Oh Sandra so sorry for your loss. I worked with Ms Ruby at Parks Belk.

Tina Eddie

Posted at 02:07pm
Prayers for comfort and peace. Sorry for your lost. Per family request a donation was made to your church.

Tony Zuniga Posted at 01:44pm

Our prayers are with you at this difficult time . Love you guys. Tony and Patsy

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