Ruth Kirby Heiser, affectionately known as Ruth, daughter of Harrison and Fannie Campbell was born on September 17, 1933 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Ruth passed away on Sunday, June 19. 2022 at the age of 88. She is preceded in. death by her mother, Fannie Campbell; father, Harrison Campbell; sisters, Ruby Hudson, Stella Holloway, Evelyn Campbell and Jesse Campbell; brothers, Claude and Clyde Campbell; 1st Husband and father of her children; Harve Kirby, and her second husband; John Heiser. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was employed at Levi Strauss until her retirement. She was a loving wife and mother to her children and supported of them with unconditional love. She is survived by her children; Connie Cabage, Harve "Rick" Kirby, Steven "Steve" Kirby, Vickie Wallace, Kenny "Ken" Kirby and Timothy "Tim" Kirby and her grandchildren/great grandchildren; Brian Cabage, Shea Cabage, Keegan Kirby, Adrian Rhodes and Harlow Kirby. In addition, she is survived by many, nieces, nephews and extended family.
Service will he held on the Monday, the 27th day of June, 2022. Receiving Friends at 10am followed by the Funeral Service at 11am. Ruth will be interred at Woodhaven Memorial Cemetery following the funeral service. Reverend Justin Keck will officiate the ceremony.