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Ruth Evelyn Morrow Daniel

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.

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#1 Comment By Tammy Bigham Dean On November 2, 2020 @ 1:49 pm

I am so sorry for your loss! Praying for peace and comfort for your family.

#2 Comment By Vickey Perry On November 2, 2020 @ 1:54 pm

Oh my goodness..I’m so sorry. She was one of the sweetest ladies I ever had the honor to work with.. I will always remember her gentle touch and kind words. She certainly was an example to follow!! Touched my heart and changed my life!

#3 Comment By Pam Thomas On November 2, 2020 @ 2:25 pm

I am so sorry to learn of Ms. Ruth’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

#4 Comment By Judy Warren On November 2, 2020 @ 2:45 pm

The Warren Family sends their prayers and love to the Daniel Family at this sad time. We truly loved Aunt Ruth and Uncle Jake. Lots of fond memories shared between us over the years.
Ann, Charles, Carolyn, and Judy

#5 Comment By Larry Moorehead On November 2, 2020 @ 3:13 pm

Jimmy, so sorry to hear about your mother. You will think of things almost every day you’d like to ask her. Remember the good times. You have had a mother longer than most of us.

#6 Comment By Michele King On November 2, 2020 @ 3:22 pm

Mrs. Ruth was so special and such a good friend to my mother, Christine Pitts. My mom enjoyed her company so much when they were both able to go places. Mrs. Ruth visited mom at Lincoln Care Center as often as she could. When they both ended up at Donaldson just across the hall from each other, it was a comfort to us knowing Mrs. Ruth was keeping an eye on her. I really enjoyed her visits and was amazed that she kept up with so many people and even remembered their birthdays. She had an amazing memory as well as a wonderful personality.

#7 Comment By Lana Simms On November 2, 2020 @ 5:43 pm

Ruth was a gentle spirit! I never saw her agitated or upset with the children. She set an example of kindness for all that knew and loved her. Ed and I are so sorry for your loss❤️ Loved granny Ruth.

#8 Comment By Gerald and Wanda Scott On November 2, 2020 @ 7:05 pm

We are so sorry! She was a Lovely and Compassionate Lady. God bless the Family with Comfort and Peace!💖

#9 Comment By Melissa McCool On November 2, 2020 @ 7:28 pm

To the family
Kerry and I am sorry the loss of Mrs. Ruth. Kerry has known her for so many years and we will miss her. We would visit her when we was able to go to to the nursing home. I know she was a precious dear lady.

#10 Comment By Judy, Mike & Jonathan McLeod On November 2, 2020 @ 8:47 pm

Please accept our sincerest condolences. She was a friend of my mothers from New Hope.

#11 Comment By Leroy Land On November 3, 2020 @ 1:54 pm

Sorry for your loss, we were neighbors for many years.. many fond memories coming in the store and waking you guys up on Sunday mornings…we had some good times on Liberty Rd. She will be missed

#12 Comment By Wanda and Bob Williams On November 3, 2020 @ 6:07 pm

So sorry for your loss! Ms. Ruth was such a sweet and delightful lady. She worked at The Ladies Shoppe for my aunt more years ago that I like to remember so we knew her for many years. Thinking of all of the family and praying for all of you. You all are special to us too! Our love, Wanda and Bob Williams and Naomi Wallace

#13 Comment By Sherry Polly On November 4, 2020 @ 12:22 pm

Mrs.Dainel was a wonderful, Christian lady.Thank you for the blessing she was to me,

#14 Comment By Cheryl Albury On November 8, 2020 @ 8:14 am

I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for God’s peace and comfort for your family. I was one of Mrs Daniel’s nurses. She was so sweet and always had a smile. She had a beautiful Christian spirit.