Della Ruth

Obituary of Della P Ruth

Mrs. Della P. Ruth age 98 of Harrogate, TN was born November 25, 1920 and passed away at her home on February 14, 2019 with her family by her side.  

She was a homemaker all of her adult life.  Mrs. Ruth was of the Baptist Faith.


She was preceded in death by her:

Parents:  Henry and Laura Vaughn

Husband:  Carl Ruth

Grandson:  Ronald Wright Jr.

Great Granddaughter:  Linda Wright

Sisters:  Edna Vaughn, Goldie Watkins and Dollie Smith

She is survived by her:

Sons:  Ronnie and wife Carol Ruth

​Mike and wife Susan Ruth

Daughters:  Pat Anderson

Sandra Ditty and husband Stanley Ditty

11 Grandchildren

17 Great Grandchildren

Nephews:  Bill Smith and wife Judy

​Larry Smith and wife Carolyn

And a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends Friday February 15, 2019  from 5PM till 7PM  with funeral services to follow at 7PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Ruth officiating.

Graveside services  will be conducted Saturday February 16, 2019  at 1PM in the Berry Highland Cemetery in Knoxville, TN

~Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family~