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 .
Smith family, sorry to hear about your loss. Mrs. Ida Ruth was a sweet lady and the last of my living extended family. Mrs. Ida Ruth’s father was my great grandfather. I really enjoyed getting together with all of the Lineberger family at Bud’s house a few years ago. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Glen and Gina, I was sorry to hear of Aunt Nemi’s passing. I have such fond memories of visiting the farm during our summer vacations. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families as you deal with your grief, but take comfort in knowing she is at peace with her maker.
So sorry to hear about Nimy passing away. I am glad I got to spend some time with her when I was up there last time. God Bless you all.
Glen and Gina,
So sorry to hear about your Mom. We are in Michigan, but want you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Glen, Shirley we are so sorry for your loss. Your mother was the sweetest lady. She will be truly missed by all who knew her. May God be with you in your time of sorrow. We love you with all our hearts.
Gina and Family: So sorry to hear about Ms. Ida passing. She was such a sweet and beautiful lady.
She will be missed. Gina, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. If we can be of any help, any time please feel free to let us know. May God give you comfort and peace at this time. Our love to you and the family.
With deepest sympathy, Gilbert & Brenda
Gina, We are so sorry about the passing of your Mother. Just know that you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. Gary & Jo Ann
Gina, Glen, and families:
I am so sorry to learn of your mother’s death. I have many fond memories of times spent in your home as a child. May you all feel God’s peace and comfort at this difficult time.