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American Legion Post #73 Taylorville
Friday February 16th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

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Midland United Methodist Church
Friday February 16th, 2018

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Ruth Elizabeth Smith

Ruth Elizabeth Smith, 99, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 12:45 p.m.at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL. She was born on November 23, 1918 and was raised in Christian County. Ruth was a member of the Midland United Methodist Church in Kincaid, IL and played the piano for them often.

She leaves her daughter, Suzanne Grant of So. Carolina, Daughter, Kathleen (Bill) Clements of Arizona, grandson, Todd (Debbie) Grant, of Taylorville, Illinois, granddaughter, Robin (Monty) Brown of Arizona, granddaughter, Heather (Tony) Bertauski, of So. Carolina, and Wendy Clements of Nevada and seven great-grandchildren, Shay Grant, Chad Grant, Morgan Brown, Hayden Brown, Dane Brown, Benjamin Bertauski, and Madeline Bertauski. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anna Hanna and Jake Buesinger, Husband, Floyd Smith and Sister, Mary Francis Dewhirst.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Midland United Methodist Church in Kincaid, IL. The funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Midland United Methodist Church in Kincaid, IL with Pastor J. Steven Smith officiating. Burial will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be made to Midland United Methodist Church 600 Tower Place, Kincaid, IL 62540

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Very sorry for your loss, Prayers to the Family.

Linda R. Broccardo Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Smith

Cheryl Croft Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Smith

Susan Eckhoff Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM

Suzanne and Kathleen , I am gone for the winter so won't be able to attend the service for your mother. She and your dad were great neighbors when Allan and I were living down the road from them. You have my sincere sympathy in your loss.

Joan Cornell Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM