Manchester, Tennessee – Mrs. Ruth Banks Morton, 87, passed away Thursday November 29, 2018 at her home with her family at her bedside. She was born in Manchester, Tennessee on November 23, 1931 to Ben Lomand and Viola Gammons Banks who preceded her in death along with her husband of 59 1/2 years Shofner Morton, and her sister, Virginia Skuya; brothers, Lee and Edward Banks.
She was a loving and devoted wife and mother and was of the Baptist Faith.
She is survived by her son, James Morton, Manchester; daughters, Donna and her husband Billy Giles and Nancy and her husband Terry Walker all of Manchester; grandchildren, Jason and William Morton, Benjamin Walker, Roger and Adrian Anderson, Brenda Glaviano and Karen Hook; 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Jerry Pullum officiating with burial to follow in the Farrar Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Saturday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com
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