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Ruby "Ellen" Smith

July 29, 1925 — September 18, 2023

New London

Mrs. Ruby Ellen Smith, 98, of New London, passed away Monday, September 18, 2023 at home in New London.

Mrs. Smith was born July 29, 1925 in Troy, North Carolina to the late Daniel V. Dry and the late Mary Ellen Dry. 

She was preceded in death by husband, Chester Lee Smith; brothers, John Franklin, Esper Heath, James Dry and Ken Thomas; sisters, Bernice Dry, Ollie Green, and twin sister Helen Huneycutt.

The graveside service will be on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery on Flowes Store Road in Concord. The service will be officiated by Rev. Micole Wallace.

Survivors include daughter, Aivonia McDonald of New London, NC; granddaughter, Taffy A. McDonald and great-granddaughter, Angel McDonald.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the family.

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

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