Mary Ruth Boles, 85, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Ft. Loudoun Medical
Center in Lenior City, Tenn.
A lifetime resident of Spring City, Ruth was the daughter of the late
Ernest Jackson and Mary Stuffel Reed.
She was a graduate of Spring City High School and a homemaker. Ruth was a member of St. Clair Baptist Church
in Spring City and a charter member of the Rhea County Rescue Squad Crewettes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen W. “Ted” Boles; sister,
Grace Strader; infant sister, Helen Reed and brothers, Max and Dallas Reed.
Survivors include her son, Steve (Shawn) Boles of Lenior City, Tenn.; brother,
Charlie Reed of Rockwood, Tenn.; sisters, Ethel Fugate and Ann Lawson both of
Spring City and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in the chapel
of Vaughn Funeral Home with Rev. Bud Strader officiating. Interment will be Saturday, March 16,
at 11 a.m. in the Friendship Cemetery in Spring City. The family will receive friends Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rhea County Rescue
Squad, 260 McGoffin Avenue, Spring City, TN 37381.
Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City is in charge of arrangements. www.vaughn-funeral-home.com