Ruth Evelyn Morrow Daniel, age 94 of Fayetteville, died Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Donalson Care Center. Graveside funeral service will be conducted at 1 PM, Thursday, November 5, 2020 2020 at Lincoln Cemetery with Bro. Cleo Moon officiating. Mrs. Daniel will be laid to rest beside her late husband, J.D. Daniel who passed away in 1994.
Ruth was born on March 21, 1926 to the late John and Della Smith Morrow. She was a member of the New Hope Community. Mrs. Daniel was a Lincoln County teacher and a basketball coach in her early years, and loved serving as a foster grandmother at South Lincoln School for seventeen years, later in her life. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.
Ruth is survived by her sons, Dr. Jimmy (Kay) Daniel of Fayetteville, Steve (Donna) Daniel of Fayetteville, and Johnny (Tina) Daniel of Tullahoma; grandchildren, Zack (Ashley) Daniel, Lindsay (Parker) Richardson, Ryan (Larcinda) Daniel, Jordan Daniel, and Drew (Anna) Daniel; and twelve great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters; Edna Gault and Frances Cook; and brothers, Ralph Morrow and Gene Morrow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children’s Way, Nashville, TN 37232.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Ruth Evelyn Morrow Daniel.