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Ruth Leona Bear Lanier
Date of Death or Service May 21, 2017
Ruth Leona Bear Lanier
  Ruth Leona Bear Lanier, age 85, formerly of Dickson, TN, passed away on May 16, 2017 at the home of son and daughter-in-law Michael and Brenda Myatt of Adams, TN. 

Ruth was born in Burns, TN to Elsie Mae Brown Bear and Guy Willard Bear.  She retired from the Dickson Red Cap Company where she worked as a seamstress for many years.

She was proceeded in death by her mother and father, brothers, Guy Willard, Jr., James Loyd, Charles Nicholas and great-grandson Bailey Mixon.  She is survived by son Michael Myatt (Brenda), son Stanley Myatt (Sandra), and daughter Cherie Eicher Daugherty (Donald).   She had four grandchildren, Kimberly Taylor (Terry), Jeffrey Myatt (Lori), Jennifer Daugherty Martin (Wes), Benjamin Daugherty and great-grandchildren, Jessica Houle (Joseph), Donnie Mixon, Curtis Mixon (Shelli), Clayton and Carson Myatt, Hannah and Tyler Martin.  She is also survived by her sisters Maxine Graham, Joanne Love (Brown), and Gayle Beasley (Harry).

Visitation will be held from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm on Sunday May 21, 2017 at Taylor Funeral Home, Dickson, TN.  Funeral services will be held on Sunday May 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm officiated by Minister David Peeler.  Burial will follow in Richardson Cemetery in Burns, TN.  Casket bearers will be Jeff Myatt, Ben Daugherty, Wes Martin, Donnie Mixon, Curtis Mixon, and Joseph Houle.


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