Ruth Ellen Wallis Rudolph Parks Hoskins
Ruth Ellen Wallis Rudolph Parks Hoskins, age 73, of Greenback, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at home. She was previously from Cairo, IL and Portage, IN. Ruth was a member of Bonner Senior Center in Portage, IN and Liverpool Volunteer Fire Department in Lake Station, IN. Preceded in death by: Husbands: Carl E. Rudolph, John Parks, Sr. & Andrew Hoskins, Sr. Survivors include: Daughter, Amanda Westphal; Son, Kevin Rudolph; Daughter, Lisa Constantine; many other loving family members and friends and most importantly her faithful feline companions, Mayhem, Mischief, and Precious. Special thanks to Dr. Nicholson and staff at Tennessee Cancer Specialist for 6 years of loving care; Penny & the staff at Blount Memorial Hospice; live in caregivers, her granddaughters, Angela Sebella and Sara Westphal; and her favorite male nurse, Tony Valpatic. Family will receive friends from 3:00 until 7:00 PM, Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Smithview Pavilion, 601 Smithview Drive, Maryville, TN 37803. Memorial donations may be made to: Susan G. Komen Knoxville, 6701 Baum Drive #255, Knoxville, TN 37919. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com.