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Ruby M. Smith

Ruby M. Smith, 76, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 10:48 p.m., at her home.

Mrs. Smith attended Clear Creek High School. She worked as a nurse’s aide for over 30 years at Miller’s Merry Manor, Huntington Nursing Home and Victory Noll, from where she retired.

She was born on Oct. 10, 1944, in Indianapolis, to Ray and Marietta Bruch Deal. She married Larry W. Smith on Aug. 5, 1962, in South Whitley. He survives.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Deniece (David) Colbart, Tammy (Tim) Welker, and April Smith, all of Huntington; a sister, Donna Olinger, of Florida; five grandchildren, Joshua Smith, Kevin Welker, Jessica Welker, Bradley Herber and Heather White; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brittney Combs.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Huntington County Humane Shelter, Helping Paws Pet Haven or to the family, in care of Bailey Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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