Ruth Evelyn Lovell, 83, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 11, 2020. She was a devoted member of Economy United Methodist Church. She retired from Hamblen County Board of Education after 30-plus years of service.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Don Lovell; parents, Clyde and Rachel Ray; son, Steve Lovell; brother, Clyde Ray Jr.; and sister, Stella Dollar.

She is survived by son, Ronnie (Amy) Lovell; daughter, Janet (David) Holt; daughter-in-law, Suzanne Lovell; sisters-in-law, Betty Joe Lovell and Debra Lovell; grandchildren, Amanda Rigney, Lindsey Lovell, Derek Green, Madison, Clint, and McKenzie Holt, and Braxton, Andy, and Anna Kate Lovell; great-grandchildren, Hayden Cobb, McKenna and Mason Rigney, and Reagan Green; and several close family members, including a special niece, Elaine Dollar.

Friends are welcome to pay their respects at their convenience, until 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 13 at Mayes Mortuary. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 15 at Economy UMC Cemetery.

Arrangements by Mayes Mortuary.

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