Ruth Ruth Childress obituary photo
In Memory of

Ruth Ruth Childress

September 9, 1929 - September 12, 2017


Ruth Childress, age 88 of Knoxville, passed away September 12, 2017. She was a very loving and hardworking lady. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Atticus Childress; parents, Houston and Bessie Culbert; brother, Everett Culbert; sisters, Tonnie Ferrell and Mabel Robertson. She is survived by her children; son, Johnny Perkey and daughter, Sandy and David Kelly; numerous grand and great-grandchildren; brothers, Jack and Larry Culbert ; sister, Fay Hayes and several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 pm. Condolences are welcome at