Ruth McAlister Tidwell, 89, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 31, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today, April 3, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Grady Cooper officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends today up to the hour of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Bayside Baptist Church @ 6100 Highway 58 North, Harrison, TN 37341 Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home, Inc., Highway 58 Chapel, 622-3171.