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Ruby Madeline Norwood (1915-1971)
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Born: 1915 Carroll County Tennessee.
Married: Charles Wilburn King (1913-1972) on 18 Sep 1935 in Madison County Tennessee. 3
Died: 12 Dec 1971 Madison County Tennessee. 1 2
Buried: .

Thomas Jefferson Norwood
8 May 1842-7 Mar 1933
William Wesley Norwood
9 May 1869-9 Nov 1921
Married: 2 Jan 1866
Emily Elizabeth Pinkston
28 May 1842-29 Jun 1921
Ruby Madeline Norwood
1915-12 Dec 1971
Married: 26 Jan 1891
William Taylor Boyd
4 Apr 1849-27 Sep 1925
Jennette Florence Boyd
30 Jan 1875-28 Jun 1938
Married: 1 May 1870
America Elizabeth Robison
13 May 1852-3 Mar 1879

Spouse and Children

       Charles Wilburn King

Brothers and Sisters

Mrs. Ruby Kinq

Mrs. Rubv Madeline King, 57, of 65 Fox St. died at 4:10 a.m. Sunday in the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital following a lengthy illness, she was an employe in the Lab Department of General Hospital. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Hillcrest Baptist Church with the Rev. James Douglass officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens with George A. Smith and Sons in charge. Mrs. King was born In Carroll County near Bunea Vista Community, daughter of the late Billy and Florence Boyd Norwood. She moved to Jackson with her parents at an early age and attended public schools here. She was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church and of the Hazel Lynch Sunday School Class. She was married Sept. 17, 1935 to Charles W. King, who survives. Other survivors include: a son, Charles W. King Jr. of Beech Bluff; two brothers, Clifford Norwood of Lexington and Robbie Norwood of Kennet, Mo.; a sister, Mrs. A. E. Abbott of Oak Ridge; two foster granddaughters; two foster grandsons and a foster great-grandson. Another sister. Mrs. Lydia Temple, preceded her in death several years ago. Pallbearers to serve include Frank Stovall, Larry McCaskett, Pete Rivers, Odie Norwood, Paul Norwood and R. E. Norwood. The body will remain in the funeral home.1


  1. The Jackson Sun (Jackson, Tennessee) ¨ Mon, Dec 13, 1971 ¨Page 9
  2. Shelby County Tennessee Register of Deedshttp://register.shelby.tn.us/index.php
  3. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002

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