Ruth Locker Orr

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Ruth Locker Orr

Mrs. Ruth Locker Orr, 92, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at NHC Oakwood.

Mrs. Orr was a native of Lincoln County. She taught in the Marshall County school system for 37 years. Mrs. Orr was well known for her beautiful work as a seamstress and was a member of the Lewisburg First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J. M. and Matilda Mansfield Locker; first husband, Robert Couch; second husband, William Newt Orr; and stepson, Bill Orr.

She is survived by her brother, J. W. Locker of Frankewing; two stepchildren, George Orr of Tullahoma and Ruth London of Cornersville; 10 stepgrandchildren; 16 stepgreat-grandchildren; two stepgreat-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 6, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with Reverend Leland Carden officiating, followed by burial in Temple Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Buddy London, George London, Doug Orr, Joe Orr, John Orr, and Tommy Eddlemon.