Ruth E. "Granny" Smith
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SPARTANBURG, SC-- Mrs. Ruth E. "Granny" Smith, 102, of 338 Pioneer Place, was born February 26, 1912. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Richard A. Eison and Mrs. Florence Richardson Eison. She peacefully entered eternal rest on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Mrs. Smith was the widow of the late Deacon Comic Smith. She was a native of Union County.
Mrs. Smith was a faithful member and Mother of The Holden Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the sympathy club, gospel choir and missionary ministry.
Mrs. Smith leaves to cherish fond and loving memories: her daughter, Ida Ruth Porter; her sisters, Louvenia Hellems of Philadelphia, PA and Naomi Boston of Bronx, NY; twenty-eight grandchildren; sixty-one great grandchildren; seventy great great grandchildren; two great great great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
A Celebration of the Life for Mrs. Ruth E. Smith will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the Holden Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2260 Old Furnace Road, Boiling Springs, SC 29316. The Reverend William B. Wiggins, II will officiate. Interment will be in the Holden Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Condolences may be sent to the Smith family at www.jwwoodwardfuneralhome.com.
J. W. Woodward
J.W. Woodward Funeral Home, Inc.
594 Howard St
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 29 to July 3, 2014