Funeral service for Mrs. Ruth Holman Askins, age 93, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11 AM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Jody Parks and Dickey Sebastian officiating. Burial will follow beside her husband, Billy Askins in Pleasant View Cemetery.
Mrs. Askins was born January 2, 1925 in Mulberry, TN to the late Billy and Margaret Buchanan Holman. She was a homemaker, and was very active member of Mary’s Chapel AME Church, until her illness. Mrs. Askins passed away May 19, 2018 at NHC Health Care in Lewisburg, TN.
Survivors include her daughter, Denoris Epps of Huntsville, AL; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; niece, Glyndon Wicks (the late Robert O. Wicks), of Lewisburg, TN; nephew, William Holman of Nashville, TN; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews. In addition to her husband and nephew-in-law, Mrs. Askins was preceded in death by her sisters, Imogene Holman, Bell Francis Briggs, Glyndon Bryant, and Gladys Sebastian; and a brother, Billy Holman.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 10 AM until time of service at 11 AM at Higgins Funeral Home.