Effie Spivey Caruthers passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2003, at Smith County Memorial Hospital in Carthage.
A native of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Bedford and Sadie Kirby Spivey. She was married to Dillard "Dick" Caruthers in 1936, who preceded her in death on December 17, 1992. She was also preceded in death by son, Jerry Caruthers; sister, Bertha Wilson; granddaughter, Patricia Smith; and grandson, Garland Duke. Effie was a homemaker.
Survivors include daughter Mrs. Charlotte Hooten, Lafayette; daughters and sons-in-law Jo and Billy Huddleston, Pleasant Shade, Bertie and Cecil Dickerson, Riddleton, Jean and Adolphus Newberry, Red Boiling Springs, Janice and H.G. Asberrry, Moss, Betty and Anthony Hudson, Red Boiling Springs; 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Red Boiling Springs, TN.