Ralph E. Smith

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 10, 2007

Services for Ralph E. Smith, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Sunday,Dec. 9, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel with burial inRose Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Smith, 79, died Dec. 6, 2007, at St. Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital. He was born on June 25, 1928, to Clarence E.Smith and Marie Brodie Smith.

He was employed with Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store. He was amember of First Baptist Church in Brookhaven. He served in the U.S.Army during World War II.

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Mr. Smith was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shriners andEastern Star.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Ruth Ayleen Kyzar Smith, of Brookhaven;his daughter, Cindy Smith Wooley, of Hartselle, Ala.; his brother,Donald N. Smith, of Columbia; and his grandchildren, Jake Wooley,Ben Wooley, Aaron Wooley, and Mary Jane Wooley.

Pallbearers are Wade Wooley, Jake Wooley, Ben Wooley, AaronWooley, Wendell Kyzar, and Bryan Kyzar.

Memorials or gifts may be made to First Baptist Church BuildingFund in Brookhaven.