We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Covenant Funeral & Crematory
Ruby Diane Childress Scanlan, 88, of Chattanooga, Tennessee passed away peacefully, Thursday, June 2, 2022. She was one of the first families in Clinton, TN. She moved to Chattanooga at a young age and lived in the Highland Park area. She was a graduate of Central High School and retired from Southern Valley Optical. She greatly enjoyed caring for her grandchildren & great-grandchildren. She was an avid Tennessee Vols fan.
She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick Henry Scanlan; son, Timothy Wade Henry; parents, Herschel Otto Childress & Ruby Jewel Apple Childress; siblings, Herschel Childress, Molly Richardson, Margaret Bedwell, Dorothy Etter, Shirley Schmidt, James Childress.
Survivors include her children, Bill (Janice) Henry, Nancy (Dale) Williams, Mary (Phillip) Avans, Patricia (Tommy) Holder; ten grandchildren & ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Charlotte Williams, Nellie Brewer; brother, Steve (Debbie) Childress.
The Reverend Dennis Flaugher will conduct a graveside service on Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery.