June 23, 1929 - December 3, 2017
Betty Ruth Lark Malone, age 88, of Blountville, TN passed away at her home peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She worked at Rutherford Freight Lines for 20 years, then became a teacher’s aide at Blountville Elementary School where she retired after 33 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, J.W. Malone; her parents, Robert and Alma Lark; sister, Helen Haywood; sister-in-law, Martha Canter and Isabell; brothers, Bob and Ray Lark. Survivors include her son, Tony Malone and wife, Lelia; grandchildren, Jason and wife, Afton; Josh and wife, Alice; Brandon and wife, Becca; great-grandchildren, Lydia, Devon and Andrew; very special brother-in-law, Bob and wife, Donna; several special nieces and nephews; special friends, Linda Sluss, Linda Smith and Angie Jobe. The family would like to thank Amy Riddle and Michael Blair for being so kind. The funeral service will be conducted at 5:30 P.M., Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Clay Austin officiating. The committal service and interment will be at 1:00 P.M., Thursday at East Tennessee Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be DeWayne Sturgill, Jim Graybeal, Ricky Ricker, Bob Smallwood and Bob Malone. The family will receive friends from 4:30 - 5:30 P.M., Wednesday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home (423) 989-4800 is serving the Malone family.
Betty Ruth Lark Malone, age 88, of Blountville, TN passed away at her home peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She worked at Rutherford Freight Lines for 20 years, then became a teacher’s aide at Blountville Elementary School where... View Obituary & Service Information
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