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Ruth Christine Smitherman Forrester, age 60, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hopsital in Columbus, Miss. She was born Nov. 4, 1950, to Prentiss Grady Smitherman and Bertie Mae Barnes Smitherman in Clay County. She was a life-long resident of Clay County and graduated from West Point High School. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
Funeral services are Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel in Aberdeen, Miss., with the Bro. Mark Thornton, Lisa Henley and Lisa Weed officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery.
Survivors include: Husband George Linroy Forrester of Prairie, Miss.; two daughters: Kimberly Gale Kendricks (Raymond) of Cleveland, Tenn., and Amanda Lynn Tate of Prairie, Miss.; one son, Christopher George Forrester (Jennifer Nicole) of Starkville, Miss.; three sisters: Mary Elizabeth Smith of Prairie, Miss., Margaret Guest of Prairie, Miss., and Beatrice Nelson of Aberdeen, Miss.; eight grandchildren: Daria Bertie Bankston, Brittany Gale Kendricks, Miranda Justine Tate, Dustin Grady Tate, Heather Rae Kendricks, Faith Christina Sawtelle, Allie Nicole Forrester and Christopher Jacob Forrester.
She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers and three sisters.
Pallbearers are Barry Smitherman, Billy Joe Smitherman, Lee Henley, Raymond Kendricks, Chris Bankston and Dustin Tate.
Honorary Pallbearers are Jimmy Burch and Sam Burch.
Visitiation was Monday night at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.
You can sign the online guest registry and send condolences at www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.