Mary Ruth Garland

Mary Ruth Garland


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Mary Ruth Thigpen Garland, 68, of Five Points, TN, passed away August 4, 2019 at her home surrounded by family. Mary was a seamstress/machine operator and a loving homemaker. She was a member of Second Creek Primitive Baptist Church.


Mary is survived by:


Husband: Newman Garland


Sons: William Claud “Willie” Garland (Belinda) of Five Points, TN & Benjamin Lane “Ben” Garland (Patty) of Greenhill, AL


Daughters: Sonya Ranee Moore (Lem) of Five Points & April Dawn Bailey (Cody) of Summertown, TN


Brothers: David Thigpen (Patricia) of Anderson, AL & Newton Garland (Janice) of Athens, AL


Sisters: Martha Wood (Paul) of Waterloo, AL & Linda Daniel (Dennis) of Collinwood, TN


Grandchildren: Todd Michael Garland, Kayla Diane Lopp (Trevor), Travis Wade Moore, Aaron Paul Moore, Bryan Dakota Bailey, Zachary Shawn Bailey, Norma Patricia Garland, Ruth Virginia Garland, Shyanne Dawn Bailey, Nicole Lynn Moore, Lemuel Lee Moore, Tyler James Clemons, Torrance Nicole Clemons, and Jonathan “Turtle” Clemons


Great-grandchildren: Aly Marie Baker, Harper Willow Moore, and Zaya Brooke Clemons


Numerous nieces, nephews, and close friends



She was preceded in death by:


Parents: William Maple Thigpen and Berdie Mae Thigpen



Visitation will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 4-8:00 P.M. at Second Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Five Points, TN. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at the church with Elder Duel Self and Elder Doug Thornborg officiating. The casket will lie in state from 12-1:00 P.M. at the church. Burial will be in Second Creek Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be her grandsons Todd, Travis, Aaron, Dakota, Zach, Lee, Turtle, Trevor, and Tyler.


Greenhill Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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