Ruth V. Horis of Maryville, claimed her eternal reward Thursday, February 24, 2022 at Life Care of Blount County. Ruth was a member of Maryville Church of Christ where she along with her husband was dedicated to serving the Lord and witnessing to others. She was a licensed insurance agent and worked with her husband in his State Farm Insurance office. Preceded in death by: husband of 55 years, Thomas Horis; parents, 1 sister and 2 brothers. Survivors include: Daughters, Pamela Nelson of Smyrna, TN and Kimberly Reeves & husband Robert of Maryville; grandchildren whom she deeply loved, Wyatt & Kelsey Nelson, Ashlee & husband Tyler Young, and Ansley Reeves and great-grandchildren, Kade and Easton Smith and Mason Young; sister-in-law, Betsy Vickery. Special thanks to UT Hospice and the staff at Clover Hill Senior Living and Life Care of Blount County. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: World English Institute, PO Box 5293, Maryville, TN 37802. Family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM, Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Maryville Church of Christ. Funeral service will be at 12:00 PM with Minister Herb Byrd officiating. Interment will be at 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Grandview Pavilion. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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