Ruth Palmer, 89, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, in Maury Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Palmer was a native of Bedford County. She was retired from the Title One Reading Program as an assistant in Hardison and McCord Schools. She was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey Foster and Bessie Williams Word, and husband, John Pigg Palmer.
She is survived by her sons, Joe G. Palmer of Largo, Fla. and John H. Palmer of Lebanon; daughter, Rebecca A. Price of Franklin; sister, Virginia Alford of Lewisburg; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 2, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with Charles Williamson and Don Ledford officiating, followed by burial in Temple Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Jimmy Roberson, Rick Locker, Rick Hess, Jay Palmer, Palmer Price, Steve Allen.