Ruth E. Gehrig passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019, at Hillcrest Nursing Center. She was born on March 13, 1931, to her parents, the late Alvin Lewis Fennig and Belva (Woodruff) Fennig in Indiana.
Ruth was a retired art teacher. She was a member of Mendenhall United Methodist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Julie Bates (Conway), Susan Holifield (Larry) and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Paul Gehrig; brothers , Lewis Butler Fennig, Alvin Dick Fennig, Troy Lee Fennig and sister, Helen Maxine Marbach.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS from 9:00 am until 11:00. The service will begin at 11:00 am in the chapel. Interment will follow in Mendenhall City Cemetery with Rev. Kurt Appel officiating.
Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.