Marilyn <I>Ruley</I> Jett


Marilyn Ruley Jett

Death Sep 2008 (aged 71)
Burial Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 30105511 View Source
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JETT, Marilyn Ruley Funeral services for Marilyn Ruley Jett, 71, will be held 6:30 p.m., Sunday, September 28, 2008 at Englewood Baptist Church, Jackson, TN with Rev. Ben Mandrell, Dr. Wade Akins and Rev. David Jett officiating. Burial will follow at 11 a.m., Monday, September 29, 2008 in Ridgecrest Cemetery with Rev. Lyle Larson officiating. Friends and Family are invited to attend. Mrs. Jett died at her residence on Thursday, September 25, 2008 after a two year battle with cancer. A native of Paducah, KY, Marilyn was born on March 17, 1937, the daughter of the late Benny Franklin and Martha Lou Young Ruley. As a pastor's wife of over 45 years, she served her family and her church faithfully. Marilyn desired neither the spotlight nor the limelight, but considered others better than herself. She was a wife of noble character, a mother of quiet grace, and a friend to many. She was a person with a deep trust in Jesus as her Lord out of which produced a life of dignity, integrity, consistency, honesty and humility. She and her husband recently celebrated twenty five years with Englewood Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Dr. Philip D. Jett of Jackson, TN; two sons, David A. Jett and wife Kathy of Brandon, MS, Steven R. Jett and wife Dana of Jackson, TN; daughter, Susan Jett Larson and husband Lyle of Goodlettsville, TN; two sisters, Bennie Lou Kaler of Paducah, KY and Charlotte Martell of Evansville, IN; ten grandchildren, Kevin Jett and wife Blaire, Brian Jett, Caleb Jett, Gregory Hall, Payton Jett, Adan Jett, Bradi Jett, Cade Jett, Eli Larson and Luke Larson. Pallbearers to serve will be Dr. Doug Phillips, Dan Nichols, Dr. John Jenkins, Gary Taylor, Tony Valentine and Gary Carter. The family has requested in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be directed to the Jett Scholarship Fund, c/o Union University, 1050 Union University Drive, Jackson, TN 38305 or The Englewood Baptist Church Building Fund, 2239 N. Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305 or to your local church in memory of Marilyn Jett. The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, September 28, 2008 at Englewood Baptist Church, Jackson, TN from 3 til 6 p.m. ARRINGTON FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 148 W. University Parkway, (731) 668-1111

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  • Created by: Sharon Rhoades
  • Added: 27 Sep 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30105511
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marilyn Ruley Jett (17 Mar 1937–Sep 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 30105511, citing Ridgecrest Cemetery, Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Rhoades (contributor 46864470) .