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Ruth Dobbs, 80
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Funeral services for Ms. Ruth Froeliche Dobbs, 80, of Smithville will be held Dec. 16 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel.


Bro. Tom Fittis, Dr. John Carpenter and Bro. Joe Gammon will be officiating.


Ms. Ruth passed away December 13 at Alive Hospice at Skyline in Madison.


She was born July 31, 1935 to the late George and Emma Barnett Froeliche.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Dobbs; one sister, Nancy Gammon.


Ms. Ruth was a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church, a commercial artist and involved many years with the Humane Society.


Survivors include five children, Clark Allen Dobbs of Panama, Bill Womack of Memphis, Clark Dobbs of Huntsville, Al, Becky Givens of Horn Lake, MS and Ron Dobbs of Smithville; six grandchildren, and one great- grandchild; one sister, Mary Catron of Smithville; one brother, Ron Froeliche of Baxley, GA; one brother-in-law, Joe Gammon of McMinnville.


In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the DeKalb Animal Coalition, in memory of Ms. Ruth.


DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville was in charge of the arrangements.





Smithville, TN


December 16, 2015