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Ruth Brennan Obituary

Ruth E. Brennan
Ruth E. Brennan

August 15, 1920 - March 12, 2018
Born in Roane County, Tennessee
Resided in Knoxville, Tennessee
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Ruth E. Brennan (PhD) - age 97, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

She served as a professor of Nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and was a member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Ada Brennan; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Louisa Brennan; and brother, James Brennan.

Survivors: sister-in-law, Mary Katherine Brennan; nieces and nephews, Bobbie Nichols, Annette Loveday, Edgar Brennan, Thomas Brennan, Bob Brennan, Jimmy (Mary Beth) Brennan, and Donna (Paul) Frances; several great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-great-nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway. A funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Gradye Parsons officiating.

The family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olive Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 2:00 p.m.

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Ruth E. Brennan
1304 Oglewood Avenue
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ruth E. Brennan
1304 Oglewood Avenue
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
7:00 PM
Ruth E. Brennan
2507 Maryville Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee USA 37920
Thursday, March 15, 2018
2:00 PM



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