Ruby York, age 81 of LaFollette went home to be with Jesus Monday, July 9, 2019. She
was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Ruby enjoyed spending time
with her family, spending time outside, and gardening.
She is preceded in death by husband Murphy York; son Leroy York; parents John and
Edith Ledford; daughter Sue Ann Wallace; brothers Raymond, Alvin, Johnny, and Ernest
Ledford; sisters Marie Hinkle, Flossie Jones, and Annie Ledford.
She is survived by sons Willis, Bobby, Kermit, Larry, and Billy York, all of LaFollette;
daughters Patsy York of Jacksboro, Joy Siler of LaFollette, Kathy Zendall Ward of
Caryville, and Martha Ward of LaFollette; brother Danny Ledford of White Oak; sister
Wionna Ledford of Pontiac, Michigan; 22 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 10 AM – 11 AM Friday, July 12, 2019 in the chapel of Martin Wilson
Funeral Home followed by 11 AM funeral service. Following funeral service friends and
family will go in procession to Woodlawn Cemetery.
The family has entrusted the care of Ruby York to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where
families matter most”
Ruby’s guestbook may be viewed at