Ruth A. Smith

Ruth A. Smith, 80, of Van Buren, IN, and having family members in Zanesville, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Smith was a homemaker.

She was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Swayzee to Charles and Hilda Peterson Faulk. She married Harry A. Smith in 1951, and he survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Dianna Stewart, of Van Buren; a son, Floyd (Aloma) Smith Sr., of Brownsburg; six sisters, Sandy Peterson and Marie Hannah, both of Fairmount; Joan Lee and Darlene Rish, both of Van Buren; Mary Barton, of Marion; and Joyce Cook, of Zanesville; two grandsons, Floyd (Mary) Smith Jr., of Van Buren, and Brian K. (Bethany) Smith, of Pembina, ND; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, March 3, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., with a service following at 3 p.m., at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion. Rev. Mick Simpkins will officiate. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson.

Memorial gifts may be made to Riley Children's Hospital, Attn: Gift Processing, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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