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 Ruby A. <I>Busby</I> Smith

Ruby A. Busby Smith

Iuka, Tishomingo County, Mississippi, USA
Death 7 Mar 2010 (aged 97)
Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana, USA
Burial Kempton, Tipton County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 49449804 · View Source
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Ruby A. Smith, 97, of Lebanon, formerly of Kempton and Tipton, died at 6 a.m. Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Parkwood Health Care Center, Lebanon.

She was born on March 14, 1912, in Iuka, Miss. to Joseph and Tishamingo (Hudson) Busby. She married Royal A. Smith Jr. on July 18, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1999.

Ruby was a homemaker and also worked at Mallory's in Frankfort. She attended Beech Grove Baptist Church in Tipton. She also worked during World War II as a welder building ships in Pascagoula, Miss.

She is survived by two daughters, Patty (Joe) Risse of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., and Jacki (Jeff) Miller of Crawfordsville; six grandchildren, Amy (Lucas) Brown, Mendie (Lucas) Thomas, Lora (Smith) Richardson, Daniel Smith, J. Matthew Miller and Erin (Miller) Sebenste; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Larry Smith, one sister, two brothers and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton. Pastor Cliff Kelly will officiate.

Burial will be in Kempton Cemetery.

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  • Added: 9 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49449804
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby A. Busby Smith (14 Mar 1912–7 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49449804, citing Kempton Cemetery, Kempton, Tipton County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Judy (contributor 46524680) .