Ruthan Bowie Andrews

12/31/1941 - 02/14/2024

Obituary For Ruthan Bowie Andrews

MRS. RUTHAN BOWIE ANDREWS – AGE 82, Of Powell, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. She was born on December 31, 1941 to the late Pastor William Taft Bowie, Sr. and Evolia Jofferian Bowie in Alexandria, Louisiana. She was a member of Greater Warner Tabernacle A. M. E. Zion Church. She was last employed at Knox County School System, Assistant Manager at Andrews Electric Company. Mrs. Andrews was preceded by her sisters, Ann Coleman, Thelma Joiner, and brother, William Taft Bowie, Jr.

Survivors are her loving and devoted husband, David McArthur Andrews of Powell, Tennessee; son, Hansel (Pamela Patton) Andrews of Knoxville, Tennessee; daughter, Donita (Darrell) Love of Alcoa, TN; four grandchildren, TaNisha (Danai) Chinoda of Mt. Juliet, TN, Natasha Love of Alcoa, TN, Melinda (Anthony) Burkeen, TaKela Andrews-Riley of Knoxville, TN,sister, Dorothy Wesley of Chicago, Illinois; aunt, Daisy Larry of Alexandria, LA; a host of great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, close friend, and her loving church family.

Homegoing Service will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 12:00 noon at Logan Temple A. M. E. Church, 2744 Selma Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee 37914. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Interment will be Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 8:30 A. M. at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 2200 East Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920. Arrangements entrusted to Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. Flowers and local arrangements by Unity Mortuary, 1425 McCalla Ave Knoxville, Tennessee 37915.

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My auntie was a loving, kind and fun person, I will truly miss her ❤️

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My beautiful Aunt is with the Lord, the safest place to be, yet I will miss her being present with me. The many holiday gatherings she hosted, the fun nights her home boasted; tiny in stature yet a strong force. No one compares to my beautiful Aunt Ruth Ann who left a legacy of love.

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