Martinsburg

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

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

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

Ruth was a member of the Buffalo Mills United Methodist Church, but attended the German 7th Day Baptist Church in Salemville with her family after marriage. She was a graduate of Manns Choice High School and 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.

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

Surviving are daughter, Barbara A. Jennings and husband, Bob, of Atlantic Highlands, N.J.; daughter, Kathy S. Wampler and husband, Ernie, of Naples, Fla.; 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.

Friends will be received on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 to 11 a.m. At 11 a.m. a funeral service will take place with Pastor Andrew Camenga officiating. All of the above will be held at the Weaver Funeral Home in Woodbury. Interment will be at Salemville Cemetery. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home, LLC (weaversfh.com); Woodbury.

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