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Ruby Louise Smith Hall
Birth: Oct. 8, 1918
Glasgow
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 2009
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

My mother, Ruby "Louise" Smith, was born in Barren County, Ky. Little more than a year later, her dad found employment at L&N Railroad in Louisville. They moved from the farm to the city where she would be schooled, married, and become a homemaker and mother. Daddy's job took us to Arkansas in 1958. She would be there about 15 years. After his death Mama moved back to Louisville to be near her parents who were by then retired. She was preceded in death by her parents and the father of her children. She was an only child.

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The informant for Mama's DC incorrectly named Louisville as her birthplace. She was born in Barren County and lived there over a year.

Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999
Name: Ruby L Smith
Date of Birth: 8 Oct 1918
County: Barren
Mother's Name: Mallie Jackman
Volume Number: 157
Certificate Number: 78440
Volume Year: 1942

Home in 1920: Cave City, Barren, Ky
Race: White Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Buford Smith
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's name: Mallie B [Jackman] Smith
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Household Members:
Buford Smith 22
Mallie B Smith 21
Ruby L Smith 1 [1 2/12]

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Big Thanks to SSBJ💔 for repairing the torn baby pic of my mother [top right]. What a surprise to find!! Not only did she magically repair the rip, but also other touch-ups that make this treasured old photo "safe" again. It printed out beautifully. Thank you again, Sweet Sue, for this Random Act of Kindness.
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Those we love don't go away
They walk beside us every day
Unseen, unheard, but always near
Still loved, still missed, and very dear

Much has changed since you've been gone
Thru ups and downs our lives move on
But as time rolls by, one thing stays true
We'll always have sweet memories of you
   -Author Unk

 
 
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 Parents:
  Buford Young Smith (1896 - 1977)
  Mallie Beulah Jackman Smith (1898 - 1993)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert (Francis) Lee Hall (1916 - 1974)
 
Burial:
Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: dhb
Record added: Mar 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67715833
Ruby Louise <i>Smith</i> Hall
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Ruby Louise <i>Smith</i> Hall
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Ruby Louise <i>Smith</i> Hall
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