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Ruth Mae Harris Riley

Knoxville, TN

Ruth Mae Harris Riley was welcomed by her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 10, 2018. She was 91 years young. Ruth is survived by her

faithful son, Kevin Daniel Riley; daughter-in-love, Kelly Cloonan Riley; four granddaughters, Casey Mae, Kristina Danielle, Megan Kelly and Makenzie Brooke Riley, of Knoxville, TN, and her sister, Beverly and brother-in-law, William Weaver of Cortland, OH.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Ann Jukes Harris; brother, Jimmy; sisters, Sally Bailey, Mary Bailey, Doris Harris, and special nephew, Robert Bailey of Malone, FL. who is survived by his loving wife, Teresa Bailey.

Ruth was a dedicated, loving mother and grandmother. She loved her Lord Jesus and was grateful for her many blessings. Ruth was an overcomer who raised and supported her son faithfully through many difficult times. She was a 1946 graduate of Warren G. Harding High, who was actively involved in plays and was cast in several lead roles including the senior play. Ruth was known as "Vivacious Ruth Mae". She was voted Senior Class Sweetheart and that banner would remain a part of her life. She was a regular blood donor who gave nearly 19 gallons of blood over her lifetime. Ruth was an avid sports fan and reader. After learning to use a tablet, she communicated via text with family and friends and kept informed on sports, news, and solitaire! She wrote in her Bible "Lord, make me a blessing to someone today".

Join the family in celebrating her life at 3:00p.m., on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at First Baptist Concord, Knoxville TN. In lieu of flowers, send donations to First Baptist Concord Homebound Ministry, 11704 Kingston Pike, Knoxville 37934, or Mobile Meals, PO Box 51650, Knoxville 37950. Arrangements by Cremation Options, Inc. (865)6WE-CARE (693-2273)
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Sept. 16, 2018
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