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Official Obituary of

Mary Ruth (Churchman) Jett

December 19, 1933 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Mary Jett Obituary

Mary Ruth Churchman Jett passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on Wednesday, February 14, at the Heritage Center. She attended Russellville United Methodist Church.

She was born in Jefferson County and spent most of her adult life in Morristown. She retired from BASF Corporation after 32 years of service.

Mary was a devoted mother and grandmother and her family meant everything to her. She was a kind and loving person, and she will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James Hodge and Lona Heck Churchman; sisters, Blanche Farris, Grace Churchman, Agnes Hillard, and Dorothy Miller; brothers, Jim Churchman, Jack Churchman, and Frank Churchman; and son-in-law, Bill Keezel.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Keezel; granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Scheffner; grandson, Jeremy Scheffner; two loving nieces she adored, Kathy Owens and Jackie Murray; sister-in-law, Sue Churchman; four nieces and two nephews.

The family will receive friends from 12-1 PM, Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Allen Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life service will follow at 1 PM, with Pastor Tom Stanton and Jackie Murray officiating. Interment will follow the Celebration of Life in Hamblen Memory Gardens and Mausoleum.

Thanks to the Heritage Center staff and Shaunda Conley of Amedisys Hospice.

Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 17, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Allen Funeral Home
200 Jaybird Rd.
Morristown, TN 37814

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Allen Funeral Home
200 Jaybird Rd.
Morristown, TN 37814

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 17, 2024

Allen Funeral Home
200 Jaybird Rd.
Morristown, TN 37814

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