Ruth A. Grooms, 72, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at her residence.

She was born in Monterrey, Tenn. on Nov. 19, 1944, the daughter of the late Charles and Zelda (Simmons) Trisdale of Hillsboro.

Besides her father, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Charles Trisdale, Jr.; and two sisters, Lorene Burbage and DeDe Waltkins.

Besides her mother, Ruth is survived by her two sons, Billy (Amy) Grooms of Hillsboro and Greg (Krystal) Grooms of Hillsboro; three daughters, Lisa (Fred) Collett of Bainbridge, Cindy Grooms of Hillsboro and Julie Grooms of Hillsboro; four brothers, Jeff Trisdale, Randall Trisdale, Leon Trisdale and Jerry Trisdale; three sisters, Brenda (Vernon) Bennett, Molly Rhoads and Mary Gringer; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Izabella Collett.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 24 at the Thompson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Auburn Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon until time of services on Monday at the Thompson Funeral Home.

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