Ruth A. Smith, 93, of Evansville, IN, formerly of Oakland City, IN. entered rest on Thursday October 25, 2007 at at DeaconessHospital in Evansville, IN.
She was born on October 23, 1914 in Heilman, IN, to Ora and Ada (Condit) Bruce.
She was a retired Gibson County Truant Officer.She graduated from OaklandCityCollege with B.S Degree in 1962 and was licensed as a school
teacher in 1937.
She was a member of FirstGeneralBaptistChurch in OaklandCity, Tri-Kappa, Bridge Club, and the Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Charlean Simmons in 1997.
Surviving family include: Husband, Arthur Smith; granddaughters, Heather
(William) Alumbaugh of Mt. Vernon, IN and Holly
(Jeff) Hobgood of Newburgh, IN; great grandchildren,
Katana and KemaAlumbaugh; son-in-law,
Melvin Simmons of Evansville, IN,
Funeral services will be Sunday October
28, 2007 at at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel, with burial in MontgomeryCemetery in Oakland City, IN, Rev. Rodney Walls will officiate.