Forsythe, Ruth Snow

Monday, January 3, 2011
Ruth Forsythe
Ruth Forsythe

Ruth Snow Forsythe, 75, of Chattanooga, died at 9:35 p.m. on Sunday, January 2, 2011.

She was born at home in Talladega County, Ala., in 1935. In 1968, Ruth moved to Highland Park with her son. She resided in East Brainerd since 2005. She was a faithful attendant of Highland Park Baptist Church and a member of the choir.

She worked as an EKG and Lab Tech at Womens’s Hospital and Campbell Clinic on McCallie Avenue. She received her Associate's Degree in Secretarial Studies from Tennessee Temple University in 1983.

Ruth is celebrating in Heaven with her dear father and former pastor, Walker Washington Snow and her two children, David and Debbie Forsythe.

She is survived by her brothers, sisters and their spouses, Bobby and Viola Snow, La Mesa, Ca.; Shirley and John Knight, Social Circle, Ga.; Lillie Jane Smith, Jacksonville, Al.; and her twin, James “Buddy” Mark and Marie Snow, Cape Fair, Mo.; Betty Schafer, Sullivan, Mo.; Dan Bruce and Joan Snow, Simpsonville, S.C.; Johnny and Margene Snow, Cedartown, Ga.; Larry and Debbie Snow, Wellington, Al.

Her oldest son is George Edward Forsythe of Hacketstown, N.J.; and his daughter, Alesandra Kimberly and her son Brycen. Timothy Glenn Forsythe, also of Highland Park since 1968 and long time resident of Signal Mountain, has two sons from Chattanooga, Timothy Justin and Emily Forsythe and their daughter Afton Helena who will be born in April; Airman Tyler Glenn and Jackie Forsythe, Langley AFB and their son Cooper Glenn, five months.

As a faithful member of Stanley Heights Baptist Church, East Ridge, the family will receive friends and share memories there from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6. Her service will follow at 2 p.m. in the church.

Ruth will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery beside her longtime friends, Dr. J.R. Faulkner and his wife Magdalene.

Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated.


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