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Ruby Smith

Ruby Christine Smith (Protka)

Saturday, July 6th, 1929 - Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Obituary

Ruby Christine smith passed away on July 6, 2020 after a brief illness. She was 91 years old. Ruby was born on July 6, 1929 in Oak Hill, WV to Mike & Mamie Protka. She was a proud mother of 3 children. Ruby was a Fayette County Board of Education cook at Collins Middle School in Oak Hill, WV for 32 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Smith, a son, Donald Warren Protka, a brother Carl Protka, two sisters Maybelle Butler & Mary Lively. Those left to cherish her memory include two sisters, Helen Staton & Betty Peters, a son, Michael Eugene Protka, a daughter, Rhonda Lynn Protka. Two grandsons, Josh Protka (wife, Kelly Protka) & Jason Davis (wife, Debra Davis), a grandaughter Sarah Franklin (husband, Michael Franklin). Four great grandsons, Jacob Protka, Caleb Protka, Hunter Franklin & Austin Davis and a great grandaughter, Hannah Franklin. Also a host of nieces and nephews. She will be forever loved & forever missed.
Private services will be held at 2pm, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at High Lawn Funeral Home with Eric Smith of Mount Airy, NC officiating.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1435 East Main Street
    OAK HILL, WV 25901
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    Notes
    Private services
  • Interment

    Location
    High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum
    Address
    1435 East Main Street
    OAK HILL, WV 25901
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Carol Tillman

Posted at 01:53pm
I have many wonderful memories of Ruby, particularly when Ruby, Betty, Janet, Kathy (mom) and Mammaw (Mary) were all together. Ruby loved and was loved and will be missed.

Love,

Carol Tillman
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