Ruth Ellen Smith

September 20, 1938 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 81)

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Ms. Ruth Smith, age 81, of Dothan, Alabama passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 9 AM to 11 AM at Georgette L. Scott Memorial Chapel, 814 Headland Avenue Dothan, Alabama.

Graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 12 PM at Jerusalem Church Cemetery.

Ruth Ellen Smith was born n September 20, 1938 in Houston County, Alabama to the late Walter Carthon, Sr. and Golder Lee Gosha Carthon.

Ruth gave her life to Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Methodist Church in Gordon, Alabama.  She graduated from Ashford High School.  She, then, moved to New York, New York; where she was a Certified Patient Assistant.  In 2006, she moved back to Kinsey, Alabama.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister: Oneal Shorts; and brother: George Wayne Carthon.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories, loving daughters: Loretta King, Carol Smith and Valerie Smith; grandchildren: Christopher D. Leonard, Shayna Robinson, Aaliyah B. Underwood, James England and Phillip Rogers, Jr.; great grands: Damir Nigel King and Adonis C. Leonard; brothers: Ruben (Barbara) Carthon, Richard (Pam) Carthon, Walter (Ella) Carthon and Melvin (Joan) Carthon; sister: Carolyn (Roscoe) Hicks and Lucy Williams; sister-in-law: Kim Carthon; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

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June 25, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Scott's Chapel Hill Mortuary
814 Headland Avenue
Dothan, AL 36303

Graveside Service
June 25, 2020

12:00 PM
Jerusalem Methodist Church Cemetery
914 North Jerusalem Road
Gordon, AL 36343

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