Mary Ruth Daugherty
Jul 07, 2014 | 526 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Mary Ruth Daugherty, 90, of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in a local health care facility.

She was a member of Chilcutt United Methodist Church and a former member of Benton Home Demonstration Club (FCE) for many years. She was well known for her ability as a quilt maker and served Bradley Memorial Hospital as a gray lady for 10 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pledger and Betty Shoemaker Hunt; husband, John K. Daugherty; two brothers: Kenneth and Clarence Hunt; and grandson, Joshua Sherrill.

Survivors include two sons: Thomas Lee Daugherty and wife, Terri, of Tullahoma and John M. Daugherty of Charleston; five grandchildren: Jennifer Zimecki and husband, David, Jason Smith and wife, Karen, Julia Daugherty, Jesse Daugherty and Joy Daugherty; great-grandchildren: Nicolais and Logan Zimecki and Walker Smith; one sister, JoAnn Hunt Park and husband, Charles of Benton Station; one brother, Jerry Hunt and wife, Queta, of Benton Station; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Danny Arp officiating.

Interment will follow in Mount Herman Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials be made to: Mount Herman Cemetery Fund, in care of Kathleen Vore, 3107 Upper River Road NE, Charleston, TN 37310.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Daugherty family guest book at