Ruth Rogers Glover, 81, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.
A native of Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Harry D. and Mary Elizabeth Hodge Rogers.
Mrs. Glover had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a homemaker and a member of Hunter First Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Conley Glover; four sisters, Lena Cleo Rogers, Hester Heatherly, Ruby Hampton and Georgia Campbell; and a brother, Joe Rogers.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Conley Glover; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Tim Rasnick, Elizabethton, and Connie and Rick McMullins, Blountville; a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Melissa Glover, Piney Flats; two grandsons, Tyler McMullins and Joshua Rasnick; five sisters, Hazel Nave, Rebecca Buckles, Eula Lee Pierce and Wanda Townsend, all of Elizabethton, and Sarah Heighway, Noblesville, Ind.; several nieces and nephews; and two special sisters-in-law, Joyce Rogers and Gertrude Canter.
Funeral services for Mrs. Glover will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Tyler McMullins, Dr. Kenneth Jordan, the Rev. Sherrel Nave and the Rev. Eric Eggers officiating. Music will be provided by Patti Hodge and Billy Wayne and Tattered Saints. Graveside services and interment will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, will be Daniel Holder, Steve Buckles, Jeff Pierce, Greg Pierce, Mike Ensor, Nick Holder, Mark Rogers and Doug Rasnick. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Harold Alison, Cecil Eggers, Ron Weathers, her nieces and nephews and the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Glover to Hunter First Baptist Church, 693 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643; the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018; or The Lamplight Theatre, 240 Broad St., Kingsport, TN 37660. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Glover family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.