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Norris Memorial Gardens
Tuesday February 15th, 2022

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Ruby Ruth Melton

Ruby Ruth Melton, age 94, passed away at The Waters in Clinton, TN on Thursday, February 10, 2022. Ruby attended Red Hill Baptist Church in Andersonville, TN. She loved children and she loved gardening. Ruby was a loving mother who became widowed at a young age, and she raised her children by herself. She will be deeply missed by her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Lucy Clark; husband, Alvin L. Melton; brother, Henry Clark; and sister, Clara Clark.

Ruby is survived by her sons, Ronald Melton of Clinton, TN and Jeffrey Melton of Clinton, TN; daughters, Carolyn Tipton of Clinton, TN, and Kim Stacy and husband Douglas of Heiskell, TN; grandchildren, Amanda Melton, Emily Melton; great grandchild, Elliott Melton.

A graveside service will be held for Ruby at Norris Memorial Garden on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Jones Mortuary, LLC. in Clinton, TN is in charge of arrangements.

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I'm so sorry to hear that Ruth has passed away. She was a good neighbor when I was a kid.

Vivian Gay Mar 12 2022 5:48 PM

I really thought great things about Ruth she was an amazing strong woman who endured losing her husband at early part of their marriage and she raised 4 children she was amazing. No matter my past she never held anything against me. I got to love her as family. if Jeff or any f the others need to talk they can reach me at 865-888-2313

Andrea Cooper Mar 10 2022 1:46 AM

I loved Ms. Ruth alot. She was a great person and loved her friends. When I would go see her she always made me feel at home. She will be greatly missed.

Charlotte Ezell Feb 11 2022 6:22 PM

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Kim Feb 11 2022 12:59 PM

Kim, I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. Our mothers never really leave us - you will continue to hear and feel her presence, her love, and her wisdom in the time to come. Praying for you and all the family; may God comfort you with memories of a long and wonderful life.

Susan Feliciano Feb 11 2022 12:55 PM