Memorial service for Ruth McCaferty Harris, age 93 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Saturday at 11 AM at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tommy Ward officiating. Mrs. Harris passed away Tuesday morning.
She was a native of Petersburg, PA and the daughter of the late James and Minnie May Stevens McCaferty. Mrs. Harris served aboard the USS Rescue during WW II as a Navy nurse, was a nurse for Dr. Ben Marshall and after her retirement was a caregiver for more than 20 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters Sharon Mayes and husband Hu of Dickson, and Patty Patrick and husband Chuck of Fayetteville, six grandchildren James Matthew Mayes and wife Teresa, Patricia Mayes Terry and husband Bill, Chad Patrick and wife Alicia, Walt Patrick and Jennie, Ben Patrick and Whitney and Bea Patrick, ten great-grandchildren Kayla Mayes, Matthew Mayes, Jemmah Mayes, Harrison Terry, Andrew Terry, Taylor McCoy, Chase Patrick, Alivia Patrick, Sam Patrick, Wyatt Patrick and brother William McCaferty.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 9 am-11 am at the First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, The Fayetteville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church or the Dickson First United Methodist Church