Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred E. Ridge Smith, age 73, of the Timothy Community will be conducted 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2018, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Donald Bryant and Jerry Paul Bryant will officiate. Burial will be in the Good Hope Cemetery. The family will welcome friends on Monday evening from 5 until 8 p.m.
Mrs. Smith passed from this life on Saturday evening, June 9, 2018 from the Overton County Health & Rehab. She was born in the Neely's Crossroads Community on May 22, 1945, to the late William Fred & Zora Ella Burchett Ridge. She was a member of the Lake Avenue Church of Christ in Celina. Mildred enjoyed going to yard sales and finding a bargain. She loved her family very dearly and would do anything she could to help them.
Mildred leaves her daughters, Rachel Smith and Rebecca Owens and husband Robert all of the Timothy Community; son, Tommy Smith of Allons, TN; grandchildren, Brandi Savage and Husband John, Ashley Smith, Josh Smith, Jonathan Owens & wife Tristan, MacKenzie Owens, Zander Owens & Logan Owens; great grandchildren, Madison, Kaylynn, Traylin, Brayden, Zoey, Alisia & Paxton Smith; brothers, Fred Houston Ridge & Lonnie Russell Ridge both of Clay County; also several nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents, Mildred was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Thomas "J.T." Smith; sisters, Bonnie Lee Stevens, and Belvajean Nivens; brothers, Sherman Ray Ridge, Frank Henry "Mutt" Ridge and Mack Harmon Ridge.
Pallbearers to serve are Robert Owens, Jonathan Owens, Keith Ridge, Glen Ridge, Jon Savage, and Harold Smith.
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother, she was always so kind. I can still hear her laugh, great memories. Love and prayers to you all Mike and Frances Denney
Sorry for your loss
Our love and prayers to your family. We have so many great memories with her and JT ,we will miss her.Love to all of you, Mike and Terry
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