E. Ruth Smith E. Ruth Smith, 92, Topeka, died October 28, 2013. She was born May 13, 1921, the daughter of Jesse and Martha Hayden. Surviving are her husband of 74 years, James K. Smith; a daughter: Judy Murray of Topeka; a son, Gary Smith (Sue) of Smithville, Texas; a brother: Glenn Hayden of Raytown, Missouri; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel, 245 NW Independence Avenue. Interment follows in Holton Cemetery. The family will receive friends and loved ones from 7:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday, at the funeral chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the
Fund. To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Oct. 30, 2013