Betty Ruth Johnson Stuart, age 76, of Copperhill, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Life Care of Copper Basin.
Mrs. Stuart was born July 15, 1941, in Gilmer County, Georgia, to the late Henry Johnson and the late Ollie Cochran Johnson. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. Mrs. Stuart enjoyed cooking, catering, traveling and sewing. She was preceded in death by son, Samuel Culberson and daughter, Vicky Culberson; brothers, Mack Johnson and Jerry Johnson and sister, Grace Clore. Survivors include: husband, Kenneth Lee Stuart Sr.; son, Keith and Dale Culberson; daughter, Janet Hancock; son, Roger and Donna Culberson; daughter, Connie and Steve Cooper; daughter, Jo Ann and Tom Talley; son, Kenneth and Patsy Stuart Jr.; daughter, Janie and David Holder; daughter, Shelly and Lane Bishop; son, Scott and Nancy Stuart; and daughter, Sherri Cody. Grandchildren Michael Ray, Michelle and Darrell Johnson, Amanda and Brian Brown, Levi Talley, Cortney Stuart, Kenneth and Kristen Stuart III, Jeremy and Tracy Ballew, Chrissy Ballew, Maria Holder, Mandy Bishop, Melana and James Lowery, Kaley Bishop, Melia Bishop, Amber Stuart, Trisha and Marvin Smith, Amanda Culberson, Cody Clark, Korey Clark, Brandon and Leigh Ensley, Brian Ensley, Chad and Nikki Ensley, Adam Conner, Austin Watson, Sarah Watson, and 39 great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 1 p.m. McCaysville Church Of God with the Rev. Kenneth Montgomery and the Rev. Warren Golden officiated. The family received friends Friday, February 9, 2018, from 5 until 9 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, Georgia. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.