Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ruth Fisher McInturff, age 96, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John Bush officiating.
Burial will follow in Summitville Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Mrs. McInturff passed from this life on Tuesday morning at her granddaughter’s residence in Murfreesboro.
Mary Ruth was born in Franklin County, TN, the daughter of the late John Henry and Emma Bell Smith Fisher.
She became a Christian at an early age, while attending Center Grove Church of Christ in Franklin County. In later years, she attended the Pocahontas and Shady Grove congregations in Coffee County, where she resided for 55 years. The last four years of her life, she lived with and was lovingly cared for by her granddaughter, Jo Anne Malone, and her family in Murfreesboro.
In addition to her parents, Mary Ruth was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Lazarus McInturff; three sons, Eugene, John Wesley “Johnny”, and Larry Wayne McInturff; one daughter, Emma Elizabeth (Ralph) Bush; three brothers, Charles, Wilbur, and David Fisher; and two sisters, Pauline Fisher Phipps and Ethel Fisher Arnold.
She is survived by one son, Stanley (Betty) McInturff; one sister, Inez Fisher Partin; eleven grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a special friend, Sally Reynolds and her daughters, Nicky and Kelley.