Apr 28, 1926 - Apr 20, 2014
Gray, GA- Ruth Laverne Smith, 87, of Boundary Street, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at a local hospital. The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00pm, Thursday, at Bridges Funeral Home in Gray. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am, Friday, April 25, 2014, in the chapel of the Georgia Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville. Pastor Greg Banks will officiate.
Mrs. Smith was born April 28, 1926, in Perry and had lived in Gray for the past fifty-two years. She was the daughter of the late Jessie Lunsford Hester and Emiley Joiner Hester. Mrs. Smith was a member of Gray Church of God and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Laverne Smith Key.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband of sixty-eight years: Francis Smith; son and daughter-in-law: M.D. "Wayne" and Joan Smith; five grandchildren and by four great-grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at the residence at 120 Boundary Street in Gray.
In lieu of flowers that family requests that contributions be made to Gray Church of God, Post Office Box 1638, Gray, Georgia 31032.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray has charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at: www.bridgesfh.com.
Published in The Telegraph on Apr. 23, 2014
Bridges Funeral Home
4378 Gray Highway Gray, GA 31032