Ruth Mathis
Published: Thursday, December 27, 2012

Ruth Mathis, age 76, of Newport, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2012 a Physicians Regional Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jethro and Nora Lindsey; brothers Robie, Rufus, Gerald Lindsey and Ray Phillips; sisters Roxie Reva Dean, Emma Lou, Geraldine, and Sara Lindsey and Mary Ruth Gregg.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Angela Mathis of Newport; stepmother, Callie Shelton of Newport; sister Ruby Baxter of Gastonia, NC; brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Lois Lindsey of Dallas, NC; brothers, Ruble Lindsey of Cosby, Randall Lindsey of Nepwort, Ronnie Lindsey of Charlotte, NC; sisters and brothers-in-law, Loretta and Tommy Moore of Newport; Barbara and Ron Baker of Dandridge; brother-in-law, Fred Gregg of Newport; sister-in-law, Betty Phillips of Maxton, NC; several nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Manes Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2012 in Manes Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Fred Gregg officiating. Burial will follow in Ogle Hill Cemetery.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge.

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