Obituary for Betty Ruth Worley Southern

Betty Ruth Worley Southern, age 82 of Pulaski passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Pulaski Health Care Center.

Born July 23, 1937 in North Carolina she was the daughter of the late Samuel Isaiah Worley & Mary Leona Howell Worley. Her former husband, Walter Southern, sisters, Kitty Richards, Alma Jeanette Harrison and brothers, Stanley LeRoy Worley, Theodore “Buster” Worley also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her


Vicki Lynn (Dan) Voorhees – WA

Connie Yvette (Kenneth) Gray – Pulaski

Walter Keith Southern – PA

Terrence Dwayne (Judy) Southern – AZ

7 Grandchildren               11 Great Grandchildren 


Martha Lee Worley Norris – Boone, NC

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends Sunday one hour before service time at the funeral home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.