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Ruthie Jean (Smith) Linwood

July 2, 1943 ~ February 13, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Ruthie was born on July 2, 1943 to Arthur and Jadie Smith in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Mrs. Linwood transitioned, at home, on Sunday, February 13, 2022

She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1961 and where she served as the class Reporter.  She was a member of the First Church of God in Christ, Mt. Pleasant where she served as church mother.  She was fondly known by her family and friends as “Bubba”. 

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, her brothers Charles Ray Smith, Arthur Smith Jr., Willie George “Buck” Smith; her sisters Nina Mae Smith and Billie Jo Minter.

Ruthie  leaves to cherish her memories her husband W.J. Linwood of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; her two daughters and son-in-law Mikita Linwood of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Marcia and Leroy Gipson of Allen, Texas; two grandchildren Brandon Gipson and Jada Gipson both of Allen, Texas; brothers and sisters-in-law  James Harold and Hattie Smith of Dallas, Texas, Dr. Tommy Smith of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, John and Sylvia Smith of Omaha, Texas; Bobby Wayne Smith of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; her sisters Nona Ann Rundles and Cheryl L. Smith both of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; her sisters-in-law Lillie Smith of Childress, Texas, Annie Smith of Saginaw, MI, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. 

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
February 17, 2022

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tumey Mortuary
611 N. Gibson Avenue
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

Viewing at the Church
Friday
February 18, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Church
502 Lee Street
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

Closed Casket
Friday
February 18, 2022

11:00 AM
First Church
502 Lee Street
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

Celebration of Life
Friday
February 18, 2022

11:00 AM
First Church
502 Lee Street
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

Interment following funeral service
Friday
February 18, 2022

Edwards Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455

There will be NO repast of food served at the family home

There will be no repast or food served

First Church
502 Lee Street
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

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