Ruth C. Powell, age 96, of Rockwood

Ruth C. Powell, age 96, of Rockwood passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Signature Health Care Center in Rockwood.  She was born September 3, 1929 in Morgan County and a graduate of Rockwood High School.  Ruth was a member of Rockwood Church of Christ.  She had worked at Rockwood Hosiery Mill and later worked as a floral designer at Folends Florist in Rockwood.  She enjoyed quilting and was an avid gardener.  Ruth’s favorite time was time spent working in her flowers.  Preceded in death by her husband, Tiff Powell; parents, Henry & Carrie Smith Carter; brother, Charles Carter.  



Marie C. Butler of Rockwood


Ray Butler & wife, Sarah of Rockwood
C.J. Carter of Crossville


Samuel Butler & wife, Summer of Midtown
Christopher Carter & wife, Theresa of Columbia, Maryland


Wendi Carter Lee of Crossville

Great-great-nieces & nephews         

Tristyn, Keegan & Sophia Butler, Victoria & Bradley Mathis, and Timothy Lee.

Several extended family members and friends

The family will receive friends 6:00-7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Rockwood Church of Christ. Memorial service will follow at 7:00 pm, with Minister Todd Houston & Deacon Kendall Bear presiding. Online register book can be signed at . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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