Ruth Brown, 82 of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at home in Maryville. She was a member of Tyner United Methodist Church and played piano for several Baptist churches in the Chattanooga area. She was preceded in death by husband, Marion "Sam" Brown; and siblings Earl Green and Myrtice Rachels. Surviving relatives: son, Devan (Mary) Brown; daughter, Jan (John) Mavity; sister, Mamye Atkins; grandchildren, Samantha McCutcheon, John Mavity Jr., Amanda Brown and Jessica Brown; great-grandchildren, Lily McCutcheon, Landon Brown, Tristian Brown and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. today, May 10, 2014, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Steve Craft from Victory Baptist Church, Maryville, Tenn., officiating. The private interment will be Monday in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Victory Baptist Church building fund, 1025 Montvale Road, Maryville, TN 37803. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. The family will receive friends 1-3 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.