Ruth Marshall Smith

Published 12:11 am Monday, January 14, 2008

By Staff
Mrs. Ruth Marshall Smith, 89, died January 3, 2008. She was a native and life-time resident of Escambia County. She was a member of the Baptist Hill Missionary Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Smith; her parents, Will and Lillie Bell Marshall; and four children, Ted, Walter, Lillie Ruth and James.
She is survived by four children, Katherine, Lois, and Stephanie Smith, all of Brewton, and Willie Iley (Rena) Smith of Milton, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Mildred Ann Allen of Los Angeles; two daughters-in-law, Christine Smith of Chicago and Deborah Ann Smith of Brewton; 34 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and other friends and relatives.
Funeral services were held, Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 11 a.m. at Baptist Hill Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Sidney C. Tucker officiating. Burial followed at Piney Grove Cemetery with Presley-Fluker Funeral Home directing.

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