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Ruby Smith

Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home

Concordia, KS


Ruby “Lorene” Smith, 91 years of age, of Concordia, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at Mount Joseph Senior Village in Concordia. She was born on January 15, 1923 at Ochelata, Oklahoma to A.J. and Vernie (Thomas) Spray.

Lorene attended public schools in Oxford, Kansas. She was married to J. Harland Smith on September 5, 1939.

Lorene is survived by her husband, J. Harland; 2 daughters, Barbara Knapp and husband Dennis of Concordia, Pat Banks and husband Jim of Campbellsville, Kentucky; son, Jim Smith and wife Pat of Shawnee; grandsons, Chuck and Curtis Knapp, Jason Smith, Jordan and Jeff Banks; granddaughters, Shanna Smith, Erin Landwehr; and 13 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Don Smith; and a brother, Cecil Spray.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia with Dennis Knapp officiating.

Interment will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Oxford Cemetery in Oxford.

Visitation will be held from 9 AM until service time Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia.

Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church in Oxford in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be left online at www.chaputbuoy.com

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