Sarah Ruth Towry Jennings was born 19 September 1925 in Skinem in Lincoln County, Tennessee to Mary Julia McAlister Towry and John Ewin Towry. Her physical life ended 17 April 2022, Easter Sunday, at Maury Regional Hospital at the age of 96. Her spirit remains. She was a Christian of the church of Christ faith.
She was co-owner of The Fashion Corner for 35 years, a housewife and a farm owner and operator with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Aaron George Jennings, Jr. “A.G.,” and her sons, Aaron George Jennings, III and Louis Towry Jennings.
Also predeceasing her are siblings: Paul Towry, Anita Towry Cowley, Bill Towry, J.E. Towry.
Survivors are daughter Mary Jennings Rozar and husband Jamie; daughter-in-law Cathy Jennings; sister Patsy Towry Monks; sister-in-law Peggy Towry; grandchildren Michael Terrell and wife Mona; Christa Franzén and husband Johan; Mac Jennings and wife Anne; Nelana Owens and husband David; Liza Buchanan and husband Nathan; Amanda Fanning and husband Chaney; Joe Jennings and wife Mindy; Bartley Terrell and wife Molly; Jason Rozar and wife Brittany; Terra Shockley and husband Daniel; Shane Kent and fiancé Ashleigh; and Rebecca Rozar.
She is also survived by great-grandchildren Madeline Fraley, Allen Towry, Amelia Franzén, Kynleigh Fanning, Andrew Franzén, Maria Towry, Benjamin Franzén, Kerrigan Fanning, Caroline Buchanan, Anna Sofia Franzén, Brady Jennings, Sam Jennings, Natalie Rozar, MacKenzie Beckman, Alyssa Rozar, Hudson Rozar, Blake Shockley, Evy Shockley and Liam Kent.
Beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive her.
Visitation with the family is Saturday, 23 April 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. Services are at 1:00 p.m. Burial follows at Riverview Memorial Gardens.
She was blessed by the care and love of many: her family, Dr. Bill Edwards, Bailey Manor, Maury Regional Medical Center, Lincoln Manor, Lincoln Health System & Donalson Care Center, Lynchburg Nursing Center, Brenda Coble, Christine Amason, and Lisa Hazelwood.
Memorials may be made to International Gospel Hour, West Fayetteville church of Christ, 24 Boonshill Road, Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334, or a charity of your choice.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Sarah Ruth Towry Jennings.