Gladys Ruth Smith, 70, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, AL. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved gardening and when she was younger loved hunting and fishing.
Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Ted Smith; parents, William Richard Long and Rosa Lee Phillips Long.
Ruth is survived by her son, Jason Smith (Kimberly); brother, Rayford Long (Devota); sister, Ima Gean Pyburn. Five grandsons and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a graveside service on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CT at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Garden Cemetery with Pastor Brian Guess officiating.
Funeral arrangements entrusted Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, Tn. 423-942-9500. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tatefh.com
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