Mrs. Ruby Jean Nettles, age 72 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed from this life on Monday, March 23, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Nettles was preceded in death by her first husband, Jackson R. Burks, her parents, Nathan Lawson and Mary Mattie Broyles Ferrell, two sisters, Frances Qualls, Rosa Lee Cawthorn, and two brothers Horace Ferrell and Jimmy Lee Ferrell.
She is survived by her loving husband Tommy Nettles, two daughters, Cotanda Burks of Manchester, Tennessee, Attonda Barnes and husband Ricky of McMinnville, Tennessee, one son, Jeff Burks and wife Michelle of Manchester, Tennessee, two sisters, Mary Jessie Frazier and husband Marshall of Hammond, Indiana, Clara Harvey and husband Harry of Manchester, Tennessee, one brother, Roy Ferrell and wife Laura of Manchester, Tennessee, five grandchildren, Cherita Murray and husband Chris of Morrison, Tennessee Brittany Brooks and husband Codey of Manchester, Tennessee, Chelsey McFarland and husband Travis of Manchester, Tennessee, Martin Jackson Anderson of Manchester, Tennessee, Brooke Burks of Manchester, Tennessee, five great grandchildren, Braylon, Weston, Logan, Hayden, Connor, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Mrs. Nettles was a lifelong member of Faith Free Will Baptist Church in Manchester, Tennessee. She worked as a nurse’s aide for many years, caring for others. Ruby was a life member of the VFW and she enjoyed cooking, fishing and hunting. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who was referred to as “Nanny” by her dear family. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Ruby J. Nettles will be conducted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Pastor Brandon Stutts officiating.
Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, Tullahoma, Tennessee.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, Tennessee and on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 8:00 AM until the time of the service.