Mrs. Ruth Huddleston Walker, age 87, of Alexandria, TN, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016.
Mrs. Walker was born Feb. 13, 1929 in Wilson County, TN, the daughter of the late Charles Herschel Huddleston and Opal Cassity. She married John David Walker on Oct. 16, 1948 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2000. Mrs. Walker graduated from Watertown High School. She was a faithful member of the Alexandria First Baptist Church. She worked at Prichard's Grocery as a clerk for over 20 years.
Mrs. Walker is survived by Son; David Walker of Mt. Juliet, TN. Three Brothers; Bob (Anita) Huddleston of Watertown, TN, Jewell (Virginia "Tootsie") Huddleston of Watertown, TN, and Eugene (Doris) Huddleston of Lebanon, TN. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Walker are scheduled to be conducted from the Alexandria First Baptist Church on Friday, September 2, 2016 at 2PM with Bro. Billy Friel officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillview Cemetery.
Visitation with the Walker family will be held at the Avant Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the Alexandria First Baptist Church on Friday after 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m.