Whitesburg KY

Services are held for Ruth Smith, 82



Ruth Anderson Smith died August 11 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was 82 year old.

Born in Letcher County, she was a daughter of the late T.R. and Maggie Meade Collier. She was married to the late Mayo Anderson and after his death married the late John O. Smith. She was a sister of the late Hillard Collier and Daniel Collier.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandy Jackson and husband Ozz, Whitesburg; a son, Terry Anderson and wife Pam, Whitesburg; a half-sister, Billie Joyce Quillen, Cleveland, Ohio; two stepdaughters, Shearer K. Goode and husband Joe, Cumming, Ga., and Susan A. Vanover and husband Tim, Jenkins; a stepson, John O. Smith II and wife Faye, Johnson City, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Michael Jackson, Isom; Shelli Robeson, Lexington; Blake Hall and C.J. Anderson, both of Whitesburg; and Ashley Anderson, Richmond; five great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held August 14 at the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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