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Funeral arrangements for woman allegedly killed by son in east Louisville

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Ruth Perkins was found dead in her apartment in east Louisville on April 22, 2018. Ruth Perkins was found dead in her apartment in east Louisville on April 22, 2018.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Funeral arrangements have been made for a 69-year-old woman who was found shot to death in her east Louisville apartment Monday afternoon. 

Visitation for Ruth Perkins will be held Friday, April 27 at the Highlands Funeral Home. 

A celebration of her life is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 at Southeast Christian Church.

The family has requested no media coverage at either event, but did release her picture with the following statement:

"Ruth devoted her entire life to her family; her children and grandchildren were her world."

Perkins' son, 38-year-old Gavin Perkins, is charged with her murder. 

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