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January 31, 2019

Ruth E. King

Ruth E. King, 102, of Martinsburg, formerly of Salemville, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Homewood in Martinsburg.

A funeral was will held on Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Weaver Funeral Home LLC, Woodbury. Pastor Andrew Camenga officiated.

Interment was at Salemville Cemetery.

She was born on Nov. 27, 1916, in Manns Choice, daughter of the late George and Verda (Long) Horn.

She married Eugene D. King on March 29, 1947, in Schellsburg. He preceded her in death on July 27, 2001.

Surviving are daughter, Barbara A. Jennings and husband Bob of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey; daughter Kathy S. Wampler and husband Ernie of Naples, Florida; beloved niece Mildred Bassler and husband Jim along with sons Dusty (Kelly) and Derrick and grandsons Austin and Andy; and beloved niece Katrina Gentsch and husband Kevin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene, and a brother, Chester Horn.

Ruth was a member of the Buffalo Mills United Methodist Church but attended the German Seventh Day Baptist Church in Salemville with her family after marriage.

She was a graduate of Manns Choice High School.

Ruth enjoyed gardening, tending to her roses, and had a soft heart for cats.

Ruth and her husband Gene enjoyed traveling with friends to various locations all over the map.


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