Ruth Pirtle

Pirtle, Mrs. Ruth, widow of William T. Pirtle, of 510 Winston Rd. Hampton Heights, died Sunday morning at the Fountain View Convalescent Center, Atlanta, GA. A native of Wallis, TX, she was the daughter of the late Hamilton and Katie Harrison  Arnold.  She had been a member of the First Baptist Church since 1908, and was a member of the Shahan Bible Class.  She was a member of the Frances Walker Chapter of the U.D.C., a member of the Frances Willard Chapter of W.C.T.U., and  former board member of the Frances Willard Home. Survivors include a son, W. R. Pirtle, Atlanta; a grandson, W. P. Chaney, Chattanooga, a granddaughter, Mrs. C. A. Daugherty, Nashville; four great grandchildren; two nieces, Mrs. R. E. Hill, Chattanooga, and Mrs. C. H. Sewell, Bolivar, TN. Funeral services will will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. from the gravesite in Forest Hills Cemetery with Rev. Jack McEwen officiating.  The body is at the Wann Funeral Home, 4000 Tennessee Ave.

The Chattanooga Times, December 25, 1967.

Submitted by Peggy Rhinerson