Mary Ruth (Smith) Smith

September 23, 1936 ~ November 5, 2019 (age 83)


Mary Ruth Smith, age 83 of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at The Heritage Center.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Morristown and was a former employee of the Little Dutch Restaurant.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin “Benny” Smith; son, Gregory Foster Smith; parents, John T. and Sue Reed Smith; sister and brother-in-law, Florence and David Morelock.

She is survived by her son, Tommy (Joyce) Smith, daughter, Loretta (Monty) Bryant; grandchildren, Hannah (Chance) Romines, Eli Smith and Mattie Bryant; great-grandchildren, Connor Romines and baby Romines.

A graveside/interment service will be Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Hamblen Memory Gardens at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Danny Georges officiating.  A military graveside service will also be held at the same time for her husband who passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 with Rev. James Goins, Sr. officiating.  A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family request you make a donation to First Baptist Church Pantry, Dailey Bread or the Hamblen County Animal Shelter.

Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.


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Graveside Service
November 7, 2019

1:00 PM
Hamblen Memory Gardens

Morristown, TN

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