Ruth Smith HenryPublished 2:58pm Monday, August 26, 2013
Ruth Smith Henry, 90, formerly of Orrville, Alabama, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord on August 25, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Henry was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Pat Henry, and a daughter, Cindy Sue Henry. Ruth was born 3/13/23 in Guntersville, Alabama. She spent her life as a cattleman’s wife, raising three children. She was also a great influence in helping to raise nine grandchildren. Mrs. Henry is survived by a brother, Buford Smith of Guntersville, two sisters, Lyndell Smith of Guntersville and Edith Smith Beggs of Dallas, Texas. A son, Patrick Anthony Henry( Linda)and a daughter, Karen Ruth Henry. Adoring grandchildren Jessica Henry Connick(Stephen), Daphne LeBlanc Huff(Cory), Marni Henry Tutt(Walter), Adrienne Henry Overmyer(Hugh), Bryan Anthony LeBlanc, Scott Anthony LeBlanc, Michilyn Womacks Brown(Richard), Laura Womacks Sprayberry(Brett) and Patrick Shane Henry(Leigh). Eighteen great-grandchildren, Brooks Crawford Cannon, Sawyer Bernard Connick, Clayton McClain Connick, James Wallace Tutt, Camilla Ruth Tutt, Lana Kate Huff, Lauren Brooke Huff, Wyatt Kimbrough Brown, Tristen Patrick Brown, Caroline Colby Overmyer, Hugh Henry Overmyer, Eva Kathryn Overmyer, Sarah Michael Overmyer, Selma Brooke Sprayberry, David Jackson Sprayberry, Vivian Ruth Sprayberry, Patrick Gavin Henry and Ansley Camden Henry. Mrs. Henry was a wonderful mother and well-loved grandmother. Visitation will be held at 9:00am Tuesday, August 27, at Heritage Chapel, Tuscaloosa. Graveside service will follow at Memorial Gardens in Guntersville at 3:00pm, August 27.