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Ruth Elizabeth ShannonDecember 23, 1931 ~ November 28, 2017 (age 85)
Ruth Elizabeth Shannon, age 85, of Stone Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. Interment will follow in the Stone Mountain Cemetery.
Ruth was a native of Philadelphia, PA and was a secretary with the Columbia Theological Seminary. She was a member of the Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, loved reading and her book club and was an avid Braves fan.
Survivors include her husband, Montegue Shannon of Stone Mountain; sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Kate Tidd of Decatur, Mark and TinaMarie Tidd of Myrtle Beach, SC, David Tidd of Marietta and Charles and Dawn Tidd of Simpsonville, SC; daughters and son-in-law, Allison T. Williams of Tucker and Beth and John Devaney of Cartersville; step-daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Bob Polensek of Sandy Springs; grandchildren, Zoe Tidd, Sydney Tidd, Evans Tidd, Luke Tidd, Brandy Blue, Jack Smith, Mark Smith, Chad Tidd, Nathan Tidd, Meghan Cavin, Jonathan Hartman and Benjamin Hartman; 11 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Methodist Children's Home, 1967 Lakeside Parkway, Bldg. 400, Tucker, GA 30084 or by visiting www.umchildrenshome.org.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.