Ruth Moore Jolley Hatfield, age 102, long-time resident of Chattanooga, passed away in Nashville on March 9.
She was born in Rockwood, TN to the late John & Paralee Moore. She was preceded in death by husband, Donald C. Jolley; son, Don Jolley, Jr.; husband of 67 yrs. Walter K. Hatfield; 6 sisters and 1 brother.
She is survived by daughter, Myrna Deere and husband Pete; 4 grandchildren, Seth Jolley, Liane Ray and husband Rodney, David Deere and wife Kim, and Keith Deere; 6 great-grandchildren, Sean and Erin Jolley, Alicia and Christopher Ray, Victor and Taylor Deere; and special caregivers Donita Abernathy and Donna Pitts.
She loved her work with children at Red Bank Baptist Church, where she was a member for nearly 50 years before moving to Nashville 17 years ago. She is now a member of Brook Hollow Baptist Church.
Her long life included traveling to many places, camping and spending time with grandchildren.
Graveside Service will be 1pm Wednesday, March 14, at Chattanooga Memorial Park, with Dr. Fred Steelman officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, Tn 37415. www.lanefh.com