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Mary Ruth Green of Chattanooga, passed away February 26, 2020 at 2:12am at her home. She was formerly employed by Erlanger Hospital as a nursing assistant for 25 years. She was a member of the Westside Missionary Baptist Church for 66 years where she enjoyed managing the kitchen for a number of decades. She was preceded in death by her husband Scofield Green; her parents, Dave and Sallie Shropshire; five brothers and five sisters. Survivors include three daughters, Teresa Sherard of Ava, Missouri, Angela Anderson (Leroy) and Sandra Green both of Atlanta; two grandchildren Amber Anderson (Sterling Reid) and Xavier Anderson also of Atlanta; one great-grandchild, Jordan Reid; sister Ernestine Taylor of Indianapolis, Indiana; brother-in-law, Herbert Green of Chattanooga; a whole host of devoted nieces, nephews, and cousins; special lifelong friends Bettye Stinson and Edith Hall of Chattanooga. Funeral services are planned for Monday, March 2, 2020.  Public viewing will begin at 10:00 am and the funeral will follow 11:30am at Westside Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Timothy Careathers officiating. Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery

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  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Saturday, February 29, 2020
    Rest in peace ??????
    ~ Anonymous   Chattanooga, TN
  • Monday, March 2, 2020
    Sorry for your loss. Sorry I could not make it.
    ~ Brenda Green   Antioch, TN
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020
    Just learned of Mrs. Green's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Teresa, and your family. Remembering good times at The Greene home after school. God Be With You All.
    ~ Thelma Gillom   Chattanooga, TN