Obituary: Ruth Smotherman Newcomb

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Ruth Smotherman Newcomb, 96, of the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010.

Mrs. Newcomb was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from the former Durango Boot Company in Chapel Hill and was a homemaker. Mrs. Newcomb was a member of Holts Corner Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Taylor and Deana Ellen Ghee Smotherman; husband, Claudius Jordan Newcomb; daughter, Betty Ruth Randolph; and grandson, Bobby Randolph.

She is survived by her sons, Robert (Mary Ann) Newcomb of the Allisona Community of Williamson County; Charles (Wanda) Newcomb of Chapel Hill; son-in-law, Otha Randolph of Holts Corner; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. John Hyden and Bro. James Basham officiating, followed by burial at Simpson Cemetery in Bedford County.

Memorial donations may be made to Willowbrook Hospice, 381 Riverside Dr., Ste 440, Franklin, TN 37064.