Ruth Ardell Rainey, 89, of Bevinsville, died March 16, 2014, at her residence.
Born March 8, 1925, at Jenkins, to the late John and Lily Smith Dillard, she retired after a 40-year teaching career. She was a member of Kentucky Teachers Retirement.
She is survived by many nieces, nephews and schoolchildren she taught.
Funeral services for Ruth Ardell Rainey will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with James Butler officiating. Graveside services at 3 p.m., Thursday, March 20, in the Collier Cemetery, in Pikeville, Tenn.
Visitation will be held after 2 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.