March 23, 2016
Date of Service: March 26, 2016
Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace
Ruth M. Wilson, 85, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday March 23, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Ora & Sallie Buckles Nave. Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker and a former Cook at Unaka High School. She loved cooking for her family and working in her flowers. She was a member of Stoney Creek Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son: Ora Dale Wilson, Three Brothers: Snyder, Ray & Arthur Nave and Three Sisters: Ailene Nave, Juanita Fair an infant sister, and Rosa.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years: Conway “JC” Wilson. Her Children: Kennetha Marshall, Johnson City and Gary (Sharon) Wilson, Kingsport. Three Grandchildren: Kimberly Buck, Ericka Marshall and Kasey Duncan. Three Great Grandchildren: Chase Buck, Kaelyn Duncan and Keaton Duncan. One Sister: Phyllis Gouge, Johnson City. Several Nieces & Nephews. Special “Sister” Geraldine Grindstaff and Special “Cousin” Charlotte Farrington.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2016 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Nathan Jennings officiating. Entombment Services will be conducted in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Keith Lyons, Fonz Cecil, Montie Lyons, Chase Buck, Steve Lowe, Matt McCamy, Alex Carr and Chuck Milam. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Raymond Jenkins and Tim Robey. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the Staff of Amedisys Hospice for the great care they give to her and a special “Thank You” to Emily White. The family will receive friends from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at her residence. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Wilson family