Saturday, September 15, 2018

Betty Ruth Sammons Tennyson

Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Ruth Sammons Tennyson, 87, will be held at Coleman Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Danny Irvin officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m until service time at Coleman Funeral Home, Ackerman, MS.  The burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Gardens, Tupelo, Mississippi.

A native of Collierville, Tennessee, Mrs. Tennyson was a retired school teacher. She taught in Ackerman and in Tupelo. Mrs. Tennyson was a member of Ackerman Baptist Church. Mrs. Tennyson died on September 15, 2018, at her residence.

Surviors include her children: Forrest Caldwell Sammons, Sr., Christopher Daniel Sammons, Jr., Ruth Ann Sammons White, Mary Elizabeth Sammons Maxey, Jeanie Arlene Tennyson Bass, and Janie Doylene Tennyson Cupit; 14 grandchildren; and, 20 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts may be made to French Camp Academy or Ackerman Baptist Church.