Mary "Ruth" Bice Myers, 82, went home to sing in Gods choir on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.She worked for the Lord all her adult life using her singing talent to uplift and comfort others. If you were hungry or thirsty, she would always have a pot of vegetable soup and cornbread and a big jug of ice tea. She loved everybody and was loved by everyone who knew her.Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Myers; five brothers and four sisters.Survivors include her children, David (Cathy) Essex, Shirley (John) Hood, Steve (Kay) Essex, Ray Essex, Louie (Angie) Myers and Lennie Myers; sister, Lelia Davis; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.Services will be held at noon on Friday, July 5, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Aaron Simmons, Rev. Troy Simmons and Rev. Melvin Walker officiating.Burial will follow at Dodd Cemetery.Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.The family would like to thank Kris Rose for her care and devotion and special thanks to all the Hospice of Chattanooga personnel who gave such excellent care especially Larry Johnson, RN and Shauna, CHPNA.Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.