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Ruth Loxley Kiser
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Obituary for Ruth Loxley Kiser

Ruth Loxley Kiser, 92 of Oak Ridge, passed away on December 25, 2017 at Renaissance Terrace Care in Harriman.

She was born in Nashville, TN on April 23, 1925 to parents Samuel Earl Loxley and Lillian B. Startup Loxley.

Ruth came to Oak Ridge from Maryville in 1952.

She was a faithful member of Robertsville Baptist Church where she held many roles, including WMU Director, Choir member, and a Sunday School teacher.

Ruth worked as a receptionist for the Joyce, Anderson, & Meredith Law Firm for 17 years.

Preceding her in death were her parents, brother Earl E. Loxley and sister Jean Turner.

Her survivors include:
Husband of 67 years, Fred Kiser, Kingston;
Sons, Roy Allen Kiser (Becky Franklin Kiser), N. Augusta, SC;
Steve Harold Kiser (Rita White Kiser), Harriman;
Grandchildren, Donna Robinson and
Wendy McCauley, and David Kiser;
6 great-grandchildren;
Sister, Rose Ann Cline, Newport News, VA;
Several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Weatherford Mortuary, Thursday, December 28th from Noon until 1 PM with the funeral service to follow. Pastor Brian Scott, Dr. Michael Prince, and Pastor Roy Kiser will be officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens in Alcoa.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Robertsville Baptist Church Renovation Fund, 251 Robertsville Rd., Oak Ridge, TN 37830. An online guest book may be signed at

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830





1:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Graveside Service




2:30 PM
Sherwood Memorial Gardens

3176 Airport Highway
Knoxville, TN 37701

Masonic Garden


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