Evelyn Ruth Rooks Herod, 89, of Chattanooga, Tennessee passed away Monday, July 6, 2020. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was a former employee of Silk Green House and was of the Baptist faith. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Albert Herod; parents, Joseph Dewey and Ollie Mae Massingill Rooks; sister, Betty Henegar; and two brothers, James “Jay” Rooks and Albert E. Rooks. She is survived by two children, Alice Kelley Herod and Jerry Alan Herod both of Chattanooga, TN.; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday at Ooltewah Cemetery in Ooltewah, Tennessee with Bro. Andrew Wilson officiating. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.