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Ruth Ann Smith
Ruth Ann SmithGardeningRuth Ann Smith, 74 of Marion, died Friday, April 16, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

She was born December 30, 1946 in Galion to the late Donald and Norma (Kaiser) Wirick. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Fry.

On January 15, 1999 she married Criss A. Smith in Prospect and he survives. Also surviving are a son, Rusty (Amanda) Boyd, Prospect; two daughters, Candy (Dave) Jackson, Galion and Jennifer (Corey) Hopkins, Prospect
nine grandchildren, Kylie (Ryan) Eckard, Devin (Kyra) Boyd, Alexis (Kyler Keene) Boyd, Ryan (Desiree) Levering, Nate (Rachel) Levering, David (Melissa) Jackson, Kyle (Lacy) Jackson, C. J. (Alana Puckett) Hopkins and Margaret (Brandon Brown) Hopkins
seven great-grandchildren, Jordynn Boyd, Phoenix Levering, Gabriel Boyd, Matthew Jackson, Carter Jackson, Mackenzie Jackson and Kyle Jackson
one sister, Dee DeWalt, Galion.

Ruth enjoyed being with people and had worked at the IGA store in Prospect as well as different places in the area. She loved tending the flowers in her garden. She was a great cook, biscuits and gravy being one of her specialties. The most important thing to Ruth was her family, she cherished the time she could spend with them.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Waldo Cemetery, Ryan Levering will officiate. Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home Funeral Home in Prospect.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Marion Area Humane Society, 2264 Richland Road, Marion, OH 43302-8475.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Kathy Dingess
Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 1:38 PM

I'm so very sorry. You are all in my prayers . Much love

#2 from: Melissa
Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 4:17 PM

I am very sorry for your loss...the girls and I will miss her and acting up on the holidays with her.
Prayers for all
Rest in Heaven Aunt Ruth

#3 from: Heather Boswell
Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 5:18 PM

So sorry for your loss.. she was a great lady... loved by all.. have so many good memories of working with her at the store! Hugs to you all!😪

#4 from: Lori Spires
Louisville KY
Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 6:18 PM

I am so sorry for your loss I will always hold very dear memories of her throughout my life, there are so many she was kind, loving and funny I loved her very much and will miss her always

#5 from: Randy & Beth Davenport
Mon, Apr 19, 2021 at 9:14 AM

So sorry for your loss. I loved working with her at Dexters. I will always have great memories of her. RIP Ruthie

#6 from: Traci Hoffman
Mon, Apr 19, 2021 at 10:01 AM

Kylie, Devin, Alexis and family I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you during this time. Sending hugs and prayers.

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