THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Ruth Tester Trivett, 80, of Thomson, entered into rest December 11, 2006, at her residence. She was the beloved wife of Eli Trivett, Jr.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, 2006, at Washington Heights Baptist Church with Revs. Sonny Peevy, Brad Ellington and Reginald Blakewood officiating.
Pallbearers were Rusty Hannah, Trey Marshall, Troy Josey, Brian Josey, Brian Jenkins, Michael Josey, Hunter Connell, Tony Bentley, Allen Tankersley and Eddie Tankersley. Interment followed in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Trivett was a native of Hampton, Tennessee but lived most of her life in Thomson, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Ronald Earle Tester and Nan Williams Tester. Mrs. Trivett was retired from Kingsley Mill after 38 years of service. She was also a member of Washington Heights Baptist Church and a member of the Women's Auxiliary of VFW Post # 7778.
Survivors include husband, Eli Trivett, Jr., Thomson; daughters, Sherry Neal (Tommy), Hilton Head, S.C., Nancy Trivett, Thomson, Linda Josey (Chason), Waynesboro; brother, Jack Arrington, Wrens; special friend and caregiver, Ruth Chastain; sisters, Helen Tester, Johnson City, Tenn., Pat Yates (Dick), Clemons, N.C., Margaret Smith, Tampa, Fla. and Shirley Tester, Albany; 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Diabetes Association.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.