Mary Ruth Fann

Mary Ruth Sholtz Fann, 89, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. She was born on Feb. 21, 1925, to the late William Sam and Lena Dugan Sholtz. Ruth was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and Harrison communities, and she was a member of Bartlebaugh Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert Warren Fann; brother, William Sholtz Jr.; sister, Jean Melton. She is survived by her son, Jacky (Angie) Fann; daughter, Glenda (Sam) Roy; sisters, Jo (Corky) Hindman and Katherine Moyers; granddaughters, Karen Bellamy, Donna (Craig) Pica, Melody (Jay) Messer and Natalie Roy; 5 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; dear friend Al McConnell; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home or you may visit our online guestbook at The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in the Old McDonald Cemetery. The family wishes to express its appreciation for the exceptional care provided by the staff of Standifer Place Nursing Home and Hospice of Chattanooga. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or your favorite charity. Arrangements by the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home, 3913 Webb Road , 622-3171.

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