Ruth Jean Makin

MAKIN, Ruth, age 81 of Mt. Juliet, passed away February 11, 2018. Born September 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, many, many friends and never met a stranger.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 14th at 2 pm at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Bro. Jim Clardy officiating. Interment will follow the service at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with Mikie Bancroft, Nick Oliver, Hunter Graeff, Christopher Graeff, David Kemp and Gary Kemp serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, February 13th from 3-8 pm and Wednesday, February 14th from 12 noon until time of service.


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,