Funeral services for Ruth Perkins, 88, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home in Scotts Hill. Interment will follow at Scotts Hill Methodist Cemetery. Mrs. Perkins passed away Sunday in Parsons. She was born Sept. 1, 1932 in Decaturville to the late Robert and Lena Fisher Marr. She was retired from the Dietary Department at Decatur County General Hospital and was a member of Parsons church of Christ. Mrs. Perkins loved watching sports, listening to country music and going to church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R. C. Perkins; her brother, Wilburn Marr; and three sisters, Geneva Wallace, Flora Redden and Helen Fisher. Survivors include her son, Rickey Perkins (Becky); three daughters, Regina McFall (Danny), Rhonda Smith (James) and Kim White (Joe); her brother, Hollis Marr; nine grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
The family request that no food be brought to the funeral home and that all visitors wear a mask and observe social distancing guidelines.