OBITUARY: Eva Ruth Sherrill


Eva Ruth Sherrill age 82 of Watertown died Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at her residence.

Born Aug. 27, 1939 in Jamestown, TN, Ruth was the daughter of the late Ray and Sally Atkins and was preceded in death by a grandson, William Wood, and her brothers, Royal, Harold and Ray Atkins, Jr.

She was a Central Supply employee at Baptist Hospital and a homemaker. Ruth was a member of Round Lick Baptist Church and also attended Ramah Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Sherrill; son, Pat Wood and his wife, Susie of Watertown; grandchildren, Sherri (Wesley) Algood, Taylor (Tiffany) Wood, Tanner Wood, and Aliceson Wood; great-grandchildren, Charlie Algood and Harper Wood; sister, Phyllis (Bill) Minick; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 at Hunter Funeral Home with visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday and prior to services Tuesday. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Norene.

The family wishes to thank Amedisys Hospice for all their love and care.

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