Ruth Whittenburg, 92, of Charleston, Arkansas, entered into rest on Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Charleston, Arkansas. She was born June 30, 1927 in Lavaca, Arkansas, the daughter of the late John and Florence (King) Guinn. Ruth was a member of Charleston First Baptist Church and the widow of the late June Whittenburg. She enjoyed gardening and reading the newspaper.
Survivors include her two sons; Harold and wife Nancy Whittenburg of Charleston, Arkansas, Charles and Doretha Whittenburg of Roland, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Rachel Stewart and husband Matt, Justin Whittenburg and wife Davonna, and Brandy Sheppard and husband Brian ; five great grandchildren, Daeton and Maelee Stewart, Makayla, Matthew and Eli Whittenburg.
Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Smith Mortuary Chapel, Charleston, Arkansas officiated by Reverend Larry Horne, with interment at Garden of Memories, Charleston, Arkansas under the direction of Smith Mortuary, Charleston, Arkansas. Family will receive friends Monday December 30, 2019 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Smith Mortuary Charleston, Arkansas. Pallbearers will be Matthew Whittenburg, Brian Sheppard, Rick Guinn, Matt Stewart, Mark Shelby and Bill Bagwell.
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