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Ruth Salyer Smith


Ruth Salyer Smith age 88 of Salt Lick Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 at her home.  She was born April 30, 1932 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Glenn P. and Jane Allen Salyer.  Survivors include one son, Edward "Ed" D. Smith of Salyersville, Kentucky, one daughter, Debra Ann Gates of Hanover, Michigan, three sisters, Ruby Turner of Xenia, Ohio, Sue Johnson of Jackson, Kentucky, Joanne (Flynn) Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky, three grandchildren, Johnny Edward Grady, Mickie Tingley, Anthony Grady, and six great grandchildren.  

In addition to her parents, Ruth is preceded in death by her husband Dean Smith.

Graveside services were conducted at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the Glenn P. Salyer Cemetery at South Licking River Road with Floyd Arnett officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 

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