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.
Mrs.Ruth was a very kind and sweet lady.I remember when I took care of her sister Imogene at Donalson care center, Mrs. Ruth would come in and talk to her and tell her about her day and it was always a joy when she came around.May God hold you tight during this time and I know Imogene is so happy to be with her sister again.
Ruth kept me and my sister’s when we were young. We loved her and have kept fond memories of her . Have spoke of her often through the years. I know she s resting in peace with her Lord Jesus Christ. God Bless her family and friends during this time of sorrow.
Ruth kept me and my sister’s when we were young. We loved her and have kept fond memories of her . Have spoke of her often through the years. I know she s resting in peace with her Lord Jesus Christ. God Bless her family and friends during this time of sorrow. She was a kind and sweet lady.
Ruth was a wonderful friend and caregiver to our Mother for many years. No finer soul ever graced the Earth as she worshiped her Lord and cared for her family and friends. Ruth is truly receiving her reward; our loss is heavens gain. We will keep her in our hearts until me meet again.
Condolences and sympathy to her family. Aunt Ruth was a sweet and kind person that will be forever missed by her family, friends, and Church family. May others use her life as a pattern for theirs. My prayers reach out to all that knew her.