Venora “Ruth” Smith, 72, of Hinton went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Bower’s Hospice House following a long illness.
Born September 28, 1947 at Hinton she was a daughter of the late Hobert J. and Dorothy Ernestine Moss Crook.
Ruth was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Summers County. She enjoyed working puzzles, gardening, crocheting, watching westerns and spending time with family and friends.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Edward Smith and three brothers, Jackie Crook, Paul Crook and Johnny Crook.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Connie Meadows and companion Tommy Dunn of Peterstown, Anna M. Sampson and companion David Michael McKinney of Cool Ridge, Raymond Smith and companion Savannah Boone of Forest Hill and Dorothy R. Meador of Hinton; twelve grandchildren; four great grandchildren; four brothers, Sam Crook, Dallas Crook, Kenny Crook and Roy Crook; six sisters, Ernestine “Teenie” Bremer, Janice Shrader, Brenda H. Trent, Mary Wright, Linda Ratliff and Edith Cook and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial will follow in the Wimmer Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until time of services on Sunday at the funeral parlors. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
For the safety of the family and community precautionary guidelines will be followed.