Mary Ruth Smith

Mary Ruth Smith, 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 was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin ‘Benny’ Smith; son, Gregory Foster Smith; parents, John T. and Sue Reed Smith and 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 p.m., with Rev. Danny Georges officiating. A military graveside service will also be held at the same time for her husband, Benny, 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

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