Maggie Ruth "Ruth"Hennessee

Female 1937 - 2019  (82 years)


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  • Name Maggie Ruth "Ruth"Hennessee 
    Born 11 Jan 1937  Bledsoe County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Feb 2019  McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 5 Feb 2019  Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I896  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2019 

    Father Thurman Hennessee,   b. 22 May 1915, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1987, River Park Hospital, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Frona "Fronie" Johnson,   b. 6 Jan 1918, Bledsoe County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 2014, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1935  Bledsoe County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) 1940  Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Merlin Winford Smith,   b. 12 Jul 1935,   d. 7 Feb 1996  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 19 May 1956  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Michael Eugene Smith
     2. Marshall Allen Smith
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jan 1937 - Bledsoe County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 2019 - McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Feb 2019 - Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ruth Hennessee Smith, 82

      McMinnville resident and Bledsoe County native Ruth Hennessee Smith, 82, was born Jan. 11, 1937 and died Feb. 2, at her residence following an extended illness.

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    • McMinnville resident and Bledsoe County, TN native Ruth Hennessee Smith, age 82, was born January 11, 1937 and died February 2, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.

      A retired employee of Magnetek Century Electric and member of the Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Thurman and Fronie Johnson Hennessee. She was married to Merlin Smith who preceded her in death February 2, 1996. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Chelsie Smith; sister, Geraldine Hennessee and nephew, Tommy Stiles.

      Mrs. Smith is survived by two sons, Mike "Doc" Smith of Rock Island, TN and Alan Smith of McMinnville; grandson, Cody Smith of McMinnville; sister, Barbara Hennessee Stiles of Spencer, TN; nephew, Tony (Velma) Stiles and niece, Christie Stiles.

      Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in High's Chapel with Gene Brock officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday and 10:00 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at High's.

      Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.

      High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Sources 
    1. [S1006] Barbara Hennessee Stiles, Family Group Records, Research & Abstractions,.

    2. [S13642] Thurman Hennessee, United States Census, 1940, Citing this Record.

    3. [S13643] Ruth Hennessee Smith, Obituary, https://www.southernstandard.com/obits/ruth-hennessee-smith-82/, abstracted by David A.

    4. [S13651] Ruth Hennessee Smith of McMinnville, Tennessee | 1937 - 2019 | Obituary, https://www.highfuneralhome.com/obituary/ruth-h.

    5. [S44476] Barbara Hennessee Stiles | Interview 4 Oct 2011 |bjs@blomand.net.

    6. [S13652] Merlin Winford Smith, Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87450410/merlin-winford-smith, abstracted by.