Betty Ruth Tebbe, 82, Tipton, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Clay County Hospital in Celina, Tenn., following an extended illness. She was born on Aug. 7, 1932, in Clay County, Tenn., to James and Ruby (Boles) Hull.
She is survived by her husband, James Tebbe; one son, Bennie (Lou Anne) Jennings of Anderson; four grandchildren, Robert (Maryann) Jennings of Anderson, Joseph (Joy) Jennings of Noblesville, Andrea (Jon) Westphal of Anderson, and Elizabeth (Trevor) Cress of Indianapolis; three great-grandchildren, Caleb, Layla, and Lucy Jennings; two brothers, Charlie and Cordell Hull; two sisters, Josie Montgomery and Minnie Delph; six stepchildren, Theresa Bartz, Martha Tebbe, Linda Staton, Rita Martin, Michael Tebbe, and Christa Willis; eight stepgrandchildren; and three great-stepgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Fred Jennings; her second husband, John Wilson; a son, Freddie Jennings; three brothers, Dallas, Vain, and Stanley Hull; and two sisters, Elsie Hull and Rosie Netherton.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel where a wake service will be held at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at St. John the Bapist Catholic Church in Tipton with Father Christopher Shocklee and Rev. Evan Lash officiating. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Prosperity Cemetery in Alexandria, Tenn., with Father Robert Jennings officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Arthritis Foundation.
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