Makin, Ruth, age 81 of Mt. Juliet, passed away Feb. 11, 2018. Born Sept. 9, 1936, Mrs. Makin was a member of Providence United Methodist Church. She loved to bake, crochet and have coffee with the girls. She adored her Pomeranian, Roxy.
She was the daughter of the late Anna Bailey and John Lafferty. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Warren Makin; son, Warren “Rusty” Makin, Jr.; son-in-law, Michael Bancroft; and grandson, Joshua Scott Makin. She is survived by her children, Lori Bancroft and Terry (Rita) Makin; grandchildren, John (Shalethea) Makin, James (June) Makin, Christa Graeff, Mikie Bancroft, Ashley (fiance, Josh) Bancroft, Nick (fiance, Kaitlyn) Oliver, Kaylee Makin; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with interment following at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com