Ruth Earline Watts

December 20, 1942 ~ July 3, 2022 (age 79)


Ruth Earline Watts

Ruth Earline was born December, 20 1942 to Casto and Marie Cravens. Our mother, our sister, our granny passed away on July 3rd at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Ruth was preceded in Death by her father, Earl Casto Cravens and her mother, Gladys Marie Polston Cravens.

Her husband: Larry Watts

Brothers: Dewayne Cravens, Danny Cravens,

David Cravens, Sam Cravens

Sons: Earl Williams and John Williams

Ruth is survived by;

Sisters: Marcia (Jr) Denton

Greta Carter

Brenda Cravens

Brother: Tim Cravens

Children: Deborah(Marcus) Simms

Julie Williams

Greg Williams(Kim)

Robin Malcom

Brenda Williams

Grandchildren: Jason Simms

Levi Simms

Cameron(Gary) Simms

Matthew(Lou) Williams

Laura(Trayvon) West

Shane(Amber) Williams

Shana(Bobby) Steerman

Cody Maynard

Austin Zent

Great Grandchildren: Katilyn, Kelsey, Kirsten, Kingston, Michael, Gabby, Gage, Payton, Adalyn, Autumn,

Great Great Grand children: Remington, Curtis, Kennedy, Locklyn

And many many more nieces and nephews.

Honorable women: Sue Kinnard

Brenda Hollingsworth

Rebecca O’dell


Funeral service will be Thursday July 7, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home. Interment will be at Plainview Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Thursday July 7, 2022, 11:00 p.m. till 2:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home. 

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Funeral Service
July 7, 2022

2:00 PM
Thurman Funeral Home LLC
44 North Main Street
Sparta, TN 38583

July 7, 2022

11:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Thurman Funeral Home LLC
44 North Main Street
Sparta, TN 38583

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