Ruth Ellen King

January 19, 1939 - March 15, 2016

01/19/1939 - 03/15/2016

Past Services

Cemetery
Thursday March 17, 2016
Parkview Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions
Visitation
Thursday March 17, 2016
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Service
Thursday March 17, 2016
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions

Ruth Ellen King, 77, of McMechen, WV died Tuesday, March 15, 2016 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital.  She was born Jan. 19, 1939 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late John and Geneva (Carpenter) Barton.  She was a retired employee at Reynolds Memorial Hospital with many years of service and was a member of First Christian Church, McMechen.   In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Terri McGinnis; a brother, John Barton and a sister, Barbara Bell.  Surviving are her beloved husband of 61 years, Howard W. King of McMechen; a son, Roger King of McMechen; 2 daughters, Margaret King of Benwood and Elizabeth (Donald) Anderson of Wheeling; a sister, Geneva (Bill) Hupp of McMechen; 9 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.  Friends will be received Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 10:00 am until time of service at 1:00 pm with Rev. Rodney Hubbs officiating at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., McMechen.  Interment in Parkview Memorial Gardens.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

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Theresa M. King
6 years ago

I will miss my Dear Aunt Ruth. I always enjoyed my visits and her hugs. May she rest in peace. With Love & Prayers.