RUTH GENEVA STARNES McCULLY

RUTH GENEVA STARNES McCULLY

Ruth Geneva Starnes McCully, 76, of Baileyton, died peacefully with her family by her side Thursday at the home of her daughter.

She was a daughter of the late Walter and Wanda Starnes and the wife of the late Daniel Leete McCully.

She was a homemaker and loving mother that enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include four children: Jimmy “Frog” Lawson, Ella Mae and Johnny Christian, Loretta Lynn and T.J. Morgan, and Sonya Michelle Barnes and Scott Lowe; a son-in-law: Frankie Hinkle; two sisters: Juanita Hartman and JoAnn Hinkle; 12 grandchildren: Harley Gunter and LaShantia Martinez, Cage Lawson, Adonte Lawson, Angel Ferguson, Terry Hinkle, Keshia Hinkle, Shelia Seaton, Jonathon Morgan, Seth Morgan, Anthony Morgan and Mariah Morgan; and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter: Shirley Ruth Hinkle; one sister; and two brothers.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. on Saturday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in Doughty-Stevens Chapel. The Rev. Darrel Lawson will officiate.

Family and friends will meet at Doughty-Stevens at 9:45 a.m. Sunday to go in procession to Zion Cemetery at Baileyton for the 10:30 a.m. committal service.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Christian, Jonathon and Seth Morgan, Cage and Adonte Lawson and Terry Hinkle.

The family expressed a special thanks to Amedisys Hospice.

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