Ruby Elizabeth Smith

Thursday, May 8, 2003

Ruby Elizabeth Smith, 88, of Jacksonville, formerly of Marked Tree, died May 1, 2003.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Her parents, Henry and Lula Overturf, husband, Harry L. Smith and three brothers, Carroll, Cecil and Harvey Overturf, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son, W.H. "Buster" Smith and wife JoAnn of Jacksonville; two sisters, Bonnie Fulk of Lakeland, Fla., Geneva Brightwell and husband Eugene of Imboden; sister-in-law Beulah Overturf of Calif.; four grandchildren, Debbie Jo Smith and husband Charles of Grand Prarie, Texas, Marshall Smith and wife Karen of Jacksonvill, Donna K. Smith of Jacksonville, Michelle Elmore and husband Jeff of Columbia, S.C.; four great-grandchildren, Erin and Jordan Smith and Jennifer and Leighann Smith.

Funeral Services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2003 at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville with Dr. Marck Gibson officiating. Interment followed at 2 p.m. with Charlie Smith and Jeff Elmore officiating at Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery in Jonesboro.

Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church Building or Benevolent Fund, 401 North First, Jacksonville, AR 72076 or Arkansas Hospice, 2200 Ft Roots, N. Little Rock, AR 72114.