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Ruth Naomi Smith

Thursday, October 11, 2018

1927- 2018

Ruth Naomi Smith, 91, passed away in Spring-town, Texas, Oct. 4, 2018. She was born July 8, 1927, to Tom and Vida (Koehn) Lewis in Prospect, Texas.

Funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, White’s Funeral Home Chapel-Spring-town. Visitation was from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, White’s Funeral Chapel

Interment: Annis Chapel Cemetery, Springtown, Texas

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great and great-great grandmother. Ruth attended schools in Blue Grove and Joy until graduating High School. She married Dock Alfred Smith, Jr. on Aug. 11, 1945, while he was in the Navy.

Ruth and Dock raised two sons, Larry and Kenneth, in Springtown, Texas. She owned and taught ceramics in her shop.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Clinta Webb and Rosanna Tibbets; brother, W. K. Lewis; husband, Dock; son, Kenneth and great-grandson, Mark Eustace.

She is survived by her son, Larry and wife, Nancy; grandchildren, Lisa, James, Riley and Jody; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Th e Springtown Epigraph,

Oct. 11, 2018 Edition