Ruth Eleanor Steele
Ruth Eleanor Steele, 92, of Dresden, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, at Martin Health Care.
Services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bowlin Funeral Home, with Bro. Don McCulley officiating. Burial was in Sunset Cemetery in Dresden.
Bob Simmons, Tommy Moore, Marshall Anderson, Butch Stickland, Larry Jolley and Kermit Hopper served as pallbearers.
Mrs. Steele was born in Martin, daughter of the late William David “Poppa” and Prudence Freeman Brooks. She was the widow of Charles Pharris Steele, a retired hotel owner and manager, a member of First Baptist Church in Dresden, a Sunday school teacher and member of Dresden Garden Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Charlene S. (Kim) Carroll of Dresden and Treva Wren of Martin; two sisters, Lucille Jackson of Gleason and Virginia Troxler of Greensboro, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Patricia Davidson of Martin and Wayne Wren of Jackson.