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Ruth L. Smith

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Ruth L. Smith

Memphis, TN

Ruth L. Smith, 98, of Memphis, TN, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017, at the Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville. Mrs. Smith was born June 19, 1918, in Meridian, MS, the daughter of Riley Maurice Lowe and Jetha Idora James. She was united in marriage to Terrell B. Smith on March 23, 1938, in Arkansas. He preceded her in death October 30, 1996. They were married for 58 loving years.

Mrs. Smith was a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church.

She is survived by one son, James T. Smith (Joyce) of Tunica, MS. and 5 grandchildren, Lisa Kiddy (Ricky) of Southaven, MS, Cindy Manly (Tim) of Eatonton, GA., Jamie Dacus (Murray) of Bartlett, TN, Angela Bugg of Southaven, MS, and Shannon Smith of Memphis, TN, 7 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great -grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas G. Smith (1940), Albert L. Smith (1998) and a grandson, Jason B. Smith (2002).

There was a graveside service and burial for Mrs. Smith at Forest Hill Midtown, Thursday, February 2, 2017.

The family requests any memorials to be sent to the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Feb. 2 to Feb. 8, 2017
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