Ruth Moyers Stephens


Mrs. Ruth Moyers Stephens, age 94, Jonesborough, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016 at her residence.
Mrs. Stephens was born in Washington County and daughter of the late Opie Niles & Winne Ball Moyers. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John Lawrence Stephens and a sister, Edith Good.
She was a lifelong member of Fairview United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Stephens was a Nurse at the Budd Clinic in Johnson City and a Seamstress. She sewed for many people including the Washington County Schools. She also enjoyed gardening and won the Public Service Award.
Survivors include her daughter, Johna Farrar (Lanny), Fall Branch; son, Richard Stephens (Terry), Jonesborough; grandchildren, Troy Stephens, (Laura) and Kyle Stephens; great-grandchildren, Myka Stephens, Amelia Stephens and Connor Stephens.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to her caregivers, Judy Deakins and Regina Derrick for their wonderful loving care.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Davis and Pastor Sarah Wells officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Wednesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Fairview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Memorial donations may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church 878 Hwy 81 N. Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659.

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03-18-2016 Ralph Depew
Johna I was very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please take comfort in knowing she is with the Lord and may you find peace and comfort as each day passes. May God bless you and all members of your family.
03-17-2016 Amanda & Ariel Miranda
We are very sorry for your loss. May your many happy memories comfort you during this difficult time.
03-16-2016 J.Shannon Zukas
What a wonderful lady.I have so many memories of her,throughout my life.My family has always thought high of her,as a friend and neighbor Thoughts and prayers for the family..
03-16-2016 Kay Brumit
A wonderful Christain lady. Prayers and love for the family,


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