Mary Ruth Geer Wilson
By Kim Swindell Wood | November 4, 2017 6:51 am
Mary Ruth Geer Wilson, 92, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 2, 2017, at her residence
Mrs. Wilson was born Oct. 15, 1925, in White County, to Robert Dave Geer and Ruth Denton Eldridge Geer.
She was retired from Wagner Electric.
Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, George Sherman “Shag” Wilson.
Survivors include her son, Gary Lee (Linda) Wilson, of Cleveland, Tennessee; grandchildren, Greggory Wilson of Cleveland, Tennessee, Stephanie (Ron) Merritt, of Soddy Daisy; three sisters, Jo (Bill) Jarvis, Ann Price, Dorothy Speck, all of Sparta; one brother, Bob Geer, of Sparta; one sister-in-law, Treva Geer, of Sparta; special friend, Carol Simmons; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Nov. 5, 2017, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Saylors Cemetery. Bro. Danny Lane will officiate. The family will receive friends after 5 p.m., Nov. 4, at the funeral home.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.