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Margaret Ruth (Myrick) Kington

June 21, 1918 ~ May 2, 2022 (age 103)


Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Margaret Ruth Kington of Pensacola, FL, formerly of Decherd, TN. She passed from this life on May 02, 2022. Ms. Kington attended Franklin County High School and was a lifetime member of the United Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Joseph E. Kington, Jr., her mother, Mary Evaline Copeland Myrick and her father, Lloyd Sylvester Myrick;  daughter, Joanne K. Dougherty.

Ms. Kington is survived by her daughters, Mary Dennie Heath of Benecia, CA., Patricia L. Johnson of Cunningham, TN and Michele K. Counts of Winchester, TN. She is also survived by granddaughters, Kristen Ashford of Clarksville, TN., Kathleen Johnson of Nashville, TN., Bridget Dougherty Corum of Chicago, IL., Stephanie Hankins of Spencer, TN, Stacie Burnette of Estill Springs, TN. and Chloe L. Counts of Los Angeles, CA; grandsons, Joseph I. Dougherty, Jr. of Glen Ellyn, IL., Gregory Dougherty of Venice Beach, FL., Michael Dougherty of Woodstock, IL and Stevie Counts of Tullahoma, TN; 18 great grandchildren and sister, Jamie Haars of San Diego, CA.

Friends and family will gather for a graveside at Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd, TN at 11:30 a.m. Saturday June,4, 2022. Serving as pallbearers will be Steven W. Counts, Jr., Joe Dougherty, Jr, Michael Dougherty,  Logan Corum, Brennon Blanton and Tyrus Counts.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to the Winchester First United Methodist Church, 100 S. Jefferson St., Winchester, TN 37398.  Online condolences amy be shared at www.watsonnorth.com.


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Graveside Service
June 4, 2022

11:30 AM
Mt. Garner Cemetery
Decherd, TN 37324
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