OBITUARY: Ruth Edna Ervin


Ruth Edna Ervin, age 86, of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at her residence.

Born Jan. 16, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Roy Franklin Martin and Millie Bates Martin and was preceded in death by her brother, Jackie Martin.

Ruth was a longtime employee and retiree of the Texas Boot Company.

She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Ervin of Lebanon; sons, Mark Ervin and his wife, Shannon of Portland and Tim Ervin of Sparta; sister, Ruby Samaniego of Ocala, FL; grandchildren, Chanda Smith, Crystal (John) Thorton and Arron (Misty) Ervin and many great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at Hunter Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and prior to services Wednesday. Pallbearers, Mark Ervin, Tim Ervin, Arron Ervin, Phobe Ervin, Gene VanWinkle, Austin Mofield. Interment will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery.


For more obituaries visit


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here