Ruth was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and grew up in Collierville. She graduated from Collierville High School in 1986. Before joining Drs. Burnett and Burnett she worked previously in the eye care field with eleven years experience. Ruth married Joel Burns in 2011. They have four children. Jacee and Rachel both attend the University of Tennessee at Martin. Ben and Baylee currently attend Adamsville Elementary. In her spare time, Ruth enjoys her children’s extracurricular activities. She also likes spending time with family and friends. She attends Trinity Baptist Church in Michie, TN, and lives in Selmer, TN. Ruth stays busy in the office with general patient care and assisting patients in the dispensary. She is responsible for making sure your glasses are made perfectly, according to our specifications, when they arrive from our laboratory in Nashville.