Ruth. M. Heady, age 77 of Murfreesboro, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Ruth was born April 26, 1935 to the late Grace and Vincent Simpson in Peekskill, New York. She was married to the late Arthur Heady, Sr., and she was a nurse technician in the healthcare field. She is survived by her children, Arthur Heady, Jr of Smithville, Vincent Teresa Heady of Murfreesboro, TN, Joan Marsh of Smithville and Joy Kelvin McCrary of Readyville, her grandchildren, Melissa Bowman, Elisha Heady, Winter Marsh, Autumn Marsh, Brittany Heady, Storm Marsh, Dwayne McCrary, Shane Heady, Joie McCrary and Kallie McCrary, great grandkids, Titan Bowman, Amarious Shaw, Arrianna Shaw, Paiton Ursery, Aaliyjah Edwards, Braxten Ursery, Ayvionne Edwards Madysin Sklenka, and Caidyn Sklenka. Cremation Society of Tennessee in charge of the arrangements.