|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1930|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 2012|
MILAN - Betty Fly Carruth, age 82 of Milan, TN, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Milan General Hospital. Her memorial service will be at the First Baptist Church in Milan on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 12 PM, with Pastor Randy Pate officiating.
Mrs. Carruth was born on February 27, 1930 in Gibson County to the late Lonnie and Hattie Fly. She was a 1947 graduate of Milan High School. Betty was active in church ministries, church choir, Mustard Seed, a member of the Steadfast Sunday School class and a member of the First Baptist Church for most of her life. She was a member of the DAR society. Betty was co-owner of Dixie Packaging Company with her husband, John C. Carruth Jr.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, John C. Carruth Jr. and their son, Robert Jeffery Carruth. Mrs. Carruth is survived by her sons, Dr. Larry W. Carruth (Cynthia) and Dr. James C. Carruth (Leslie), both of Jackson, TN, John M. Carruth of Medina, TN; a daughter, Jan Carruth Ward of Limo, OH and two sisters, Dorothy Fly Appleton (Billy) of Milan, TN and Joyce Fly Middleton of Indianapolis, Indiana. Betty also is survived by eight grandchildren: Dr. Stephanie Kurita (Nathan), Eric Carruth (Natalie), John William Carruth, Clay Carruth, Zach Ward, Kristen Ward, Nathan Ward and Kyle Huston and two great-grandchildren, Marin
and Maddox Kurtia.
In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 2000 Second Street, Milan, TN 38358.
(published in The (Milan) Mirror Exchange, April 10, 2012, p. 4)
Lonnie Milburn Fly (1884 - 1958)
Hattie May Wright Fly (1888 - 1959)
John Clay Carruth (1928 - 2000)
Created by: RickK
Record added: Apr 11, 2012
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