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Mary "Ruth" Watts of Glenmary, TN

August 26, 1931 — November 23, 2019

Mary "Ruth" Watts of Glenmary, TN

Mary Ruth Watts, age 88, passed away Saturday November 23, 2019. She was a member of the Rugby Road Methodist Church, an active volunteer for the Barton Chapel Thrift Store, at 50-year member of the Sunshine Chapter of the Eastern Star #279, and a member of Shrinettes.

She is preceded in death by her parents: Ida and Carl Nelson, and Henry Stewart; mother and father-in-law: Florence and George Watts; sister: Jonnie Human; brothers-in-law: Kenneth Thomas, Fisher Henry, and Gaylon Keeton; and grandparents: John and Maggie Stewart and Rosie and Esau Pemberton.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Wilbur Watts; children: Janet (Wayne) Shoemaker and Garry (Debbie) Watts; grandchildren: Staci (Troy) Sexton, Emily (Brandon) Forst, Whitney (Eric) Boshears, Haley (Chad) Patton, Hannah Watts and friend Braydon Sexton, and Alyssa Watts; great-grandchildren: Zach Sexton, Tori Sexton, Evan Patton, Elliott Patton, and Rustle Boshears; sisters: Pat Thomas of Cincinnati, OH, Debra Keeton of Huntsville, TN, and brother: Tom Stewart; sister-in-law: Faye Stewart; brother-in-law: Marshall (Wilma) Human; and her precious caregiver, Madge Overton.

The family will receive friends Monday November 25th, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright. An Eastern Star service will be held and the funeral will follow at 8:00 with Bro. David Gass officiating. The graveside service will be Tuesday November 26th at 11:00 a.m. at the Coal Hill Cemetery in Glenmary, TN.

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