Willie Ruth Smith, 77, of McMinnville died Friday at St. Thomas Hospital.
She was a Baptist and a Homemaker.
The funeral was held Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Blues Hill Cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Alice Wreinser Sanders; great grandchild Dallas Davenport; brothers, Robert and Marshall Sanders; and sisters, Geneva Hobbs and Dorothy Meyers. Survivors include daughters, Angela and Troy Bain and Tina Knowles and a son, Henry Smith all of Smithville. Son, Randy Smith of Woodbury, Ten grandchildren, Jeff Smith, Amanda and Curtis Barlow, Jackie and Tabitha Knowles, Eddie Smith, Terry "T.J.", and Elizabeth Bain and Linda Bain all of Smithville, Kathleen and Dustin Waggoner of Spencer, Johnny Smith of McMinnville, Sherri Smith of Woodbury. Seventeen great grandchildren. Brother, Lincoln and Wilma Sanders of Woodbury.
The family asks that donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with burial expenses.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, Smithville, TN was in charge of the arrangements.
March 8, 2017