Ruth Rockholt Obituary
Ruth Rockholt photos Ruth Rockholt photos

There are 56 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Ruth Rockholt

August 14, 1918 - June 7, 2014
Obituary

Ruth Rockholt, 95, of Apison, TN, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. A lifelong resident of Apison, she was of the Baptist faith and was the daughter of the late Pete and Nancy Quinn. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, C.L. Bates and Jess Rockholt; children, Doris Bates and Calvin Bates; grandson, Eugene Hicks and a great-grandson, Cody Wilkenson; four sisters and three brothers. Survivors include seven children, Jessie Hicks, Patricia McGhee, Vesta (Phil) Waters, Kathleen (Tony) Sims, Lyda Johnson, Jack (Carol) Bates and William (Fay) Rockholt; a special daughter, Jean Williams; several grandchildren;...
Ruth Rockholt, 95, of Apison, TN, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. A lifelong resident of Apison, she was of the Baptist faith and was the daughter of the late Pete and Nancy Quinn. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, C.L. Bates and Jess Rockholt; children, Doris Bates and Calvin Bates; grandson, Eugene Hicks and a great-grandson, Cody Wilkenson; four sisters and three brothers. Survivors include seven children, Jessie Hicks, Patricia McGhee, Vesta (Phil) Waters, Kathleen (Tony) Sims, Lyda Johnson, Jack (Carol) Bates and William (Fay) Rockholt; a special daughter, Jean Williams; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Richard McKeehan and the Rev. Marvin Quinn officiating. Interment will be in Plowman Cemetery. The family will receive friends before the service on Tuesday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

"Jessie Hicks & Family I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's death.. My prayers and thoughts are with you and the the family." David Hicks (Candler, NC)

This Guest Book has 12 entries. View Complete Guest Book

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.