Ruth Jeanette Freeman Day, 92, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
She was born on May 8, 1922, to the late Andrew Clay and Margaret Mae Freeman.
She lived in the Cleveland area for the past 10 years. She was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church and loved attending service along with singing in the choir.
She was a Sunday School teacher at her church in Illinois, prior to living in Cleveland. In addition to these, she also enjoyed shopping.
Above all things, however, she was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother that loved being with her family.
In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William Day; one son, Dennis Day; two brothers: Richard Freeman and Ernie Freeman; and three sisters: Evelyn Freeman, Freeda Anderson and Eva Schwartz.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory one daughter, Janet Marcum; four grandchildren: Billy Marcum, Sondra Marcum Curry (Earl), Brenda Martin (Stan Edison) and Kevin Marcum (Brandy); and eight great-grandchildren: Christopher Arroyo, Maria Arroyo, Michael Rayburn, Dakota Martin, Kyra Martin, Earl Curry III, Owen Marcum and Lincoln Marcum.
The funeral will be held at noon on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Companion Funeral and Cremation Service, 2415 Georgetown Road N.W. Cleveland, TN 37311, with Pastor William Robinson officiating.
Interment will follow the service in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at funeral home.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Jeanette or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.