Funeral services for Ida Ruth Lineberger Smith, age 88, of Petersburg, TN, will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home with Mike Shaneyfelt officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery. Mrs. Smith passed away May 24, 2017 at Donalson Care Center.
Mrs. Smith was a native of Lincoln County, Tennessee and daughter of the late Joseph Lannes and Ruth Connelly Lineberger. She was a member of the Mimosa Home Demonstration Club, worked for Serbin, and of the Church of Christ Faith. Mrs. Smith enjoyed quilting and her flowers.
Survivors include her son Glen (Shirley) Smith; daughter Gina Groce; granchildren Matt and Kerri; step-grandchildren Mike and Dean; great-grandchildren Conner, Lane, Will and Jaxon; and step-great-grandchildren Jacob and Ellie. She is preceded in death by her husband Ellis Warren Smith; brothers Maurice Lineberger, Roy Lineberger, Leonard Lineberger, and Robert Y. Lineberger; and sisters Ora Lee Taylor and Doris Farrar.
Visitation with the family will be held Friday, May 26, 2017 at 1 until time of service at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Riverside Christian Academy at 116 Riverside Lane, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or the Lincoln Medical Center Foundation (David Groce Scholarship) at 106 Medical Center Boulevard, Fayetteville, TN 37334 .