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Ruth A. Stewart

June 16, 1936 — August 16, 2019

Ruth A. Stewart, 83, a resident of Benton, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  Granny loved to do puzzles and word searches.  As an avid lover of The Andy Griffith Show and N.C.I.S, she was most known for her love to cook and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mack and Lucy Wooten; daughter, Donna Lucille Banks; siblings, Luola Allen, Edna Riddle, Ruby Taylor, Geneva Cockburn, Ralph Wooten, Roy Wooten and Wallace Wooten.

Survivors include her loving children, Danny (Donna) Stewart, Lisa Green, Donald (Tina) Higdon; sisters, Reba Pack, Rhoda Cheatham and Maxine Stewart; grandchildren, Chandler Stewart, Angel Davis, Daniel Tyler Stewart, Steven Banks, Jennifer Shaw, Nathan Varnell and Anthony Higdon.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Herron officiating.  Interment will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Cumberland Shed Cemetery in Old Fort, TN.

Her family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.  (423) 338-2834

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, August 18, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Graveside Service

Monday, August 19, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cumberland Shed Cemetery

, Old Fort, TN 37362

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