Age 77 of Clarksville passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Visitaiton Wednesday, August 2, 2017 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 12:00 p.m. at Foston Memorial Chapel. She was born January 20, 1940 in Clarksville to Samuel Dave Northington and Mamie Bell Phelps, who precedes her in death. She was a 1958 graduate of Historic Burt High School and a member of Fifth Ward Missionary Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gene Austin Ligon, son, David Wayne King, sister, Mary Ann Northington and brother David Lee Northington. She leaves to cherish her loving memories daughter, Karen (Michael) Kimble, Pass Christian, MS; son, Joseph (Steffen) Northington, Daly City, CA and daughter-in-law, Theresa King, Clarksville, TN and 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.