Published 3:15 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021
1937 – 2021
Our beloved Melba “Ruth” Lay Huffman, the daughter of Arnold Thomas Lay and Cleo Litton Lay. The wife of Horace Huffman for 68 years. Sister of Maynard Lay (deceased) James Lay, Gerald Lay, Carol Lay Montgomery Hasty and Bill Lay. The mother of Wesley Huffman Jr (Joan Huffman), Lona Spigle-West (Wesley West). The grandmother of Nathan (Lauren) Spigle, Gentry Spigle, Gary (Amanda) Spigle, Cristy Whitaker, Leslie Ann (Nathan) Mayes and Zack (Jaclyn) West. Great grandmother of Smith Spigle, Sawyer Mayes, Damon Spigle, Jocelyn Spigle, Carrisa Whitaker, Clayton Whitaker, Juliet Brummett, Emily West, Hailey King, Kenzie King. She loved her family and put everyone else first, especially her faith and devotion for God. Ruth graduated from Danville High School and College of Nursing. She worked at Ky State Hospital, Ephraim McDowell Medical House, Friendship Fellowship, Garrard Memorial Hospital, was President of Ky Nurses Association. Graduated from Real Estate School and worked at Doc Owens Realty, Hays & Hendricks Realty, and Hendricks and Hendricks Realty. She is a member of First Church of God, Harrodsburg Road, Danville Kentucky. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at First Church of God, Harrodsburg Road. Rev Kevin Cummins will officiate. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at First Church of God. Memorial donations are suggested to First Church of God. The online guestbook and our Hugs From Home program are available at www.stithcares.com.