Funeral services for Ms. Ruth McCormick, 82, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 22, 2021, from First Freewill Baptist Church in Livingston with Bro. Bud Hargis and Bro. Derrick Copeland officiating. Burial followed in McDonald Cemetery.
Ms. McCormick passed from this life Wednesday afternoon, October 20, 2021, from Ascension St. Thomas West in Nashville.
Ruth loved gardening and tending to her flowers. She always enjoyed being around her family and spending time outdoors. She was a great cook, who loved to bake and can fresh produce.
Born April 13, 1939, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Della Mae Cope McCormick.
In addition to her parents, Ms. McCormick was preceded in death by a half brother, Buck McCormick; and a half sister, Wilma Faye York.
Ruth leaves behind a sister, Betty June Bilbrey of Livingston; a brother, James McCormick of Indianapolis, IN; two half sisters, Billie Smith and husband Jesse of Alpine and Barbara Walker of Byrdstown; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
Pallbearers were Mike Bilbrey, Allen Bilbrey, and Matthew Bilbrey.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)