Ruth May Smith, 86, of North Vernon died at 7:11 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2020, at her residence.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, October 16, 2020, at Westport Wesleyan Church in Westport with the Rev. Glen Black and Rev. Paul Hornberger officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2020, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service and one hour prior to services Friday, October 16, 2020, at the church. Burial will follow at Holton Cemetery in Holton.
Miss Smith was a 1951 graduate of Scottsburg High School and a 1955 graduate of Indiana School of Business. She worked in the office of Harmon Construction retiring in 1995 and had previously worked in the office for the former Vernon Summer Furniture Factory in Vernon. Miss Smith was a member of the Westport Wesleyan Church and a former member of North Vernon Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed attending church and revivals.
Born October 23, 1933, in Osgood, she was the daughter of Roy Lester and Edith Rose Smith.
Survivors include a brother, Benet (Cindy) Smith of Butlerville and nieces and nephews.
Miss Smith was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Roy Smith.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the Westport Wesleyan Church.