Floral 09

Ruby Nell Smith

December 25, 1930 ~ October 21, 2020 (age 89)


Our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, Ms. Ruby Smith was called home to rest on Wednesday October 21, 2020 while at the Bostonian Nursing Home due to complications from her illness.

Ruby was born on December 25, 1930 in Tennille, GA to Ms. Reba Hardin and Mr. Willie Prosser.  She lived in Moncks Corner, SC before settling in Boston, Ma in 1965, at the age of 35. 

Ruby lived a good life full of love from family and friends. To know her was to love her. She loved to cook, and gardening was her passion.

Ruby is survived by her 3 daughters, Susie Goodman, Mattapan, MA (wife of John Goodman), Jacqueline Smith, of Roslindale, MA, Helen Smith, Roxbury, MA, (her significant other Richard Rodgers) and a host of  grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her 3 sons:

Donver Smith, Charlie Prosser and, Sylvester Smith

Ruby will be greatly missed, but never forgotten!!

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 Service Program


November 3, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home
MATTAPAN, Massachusetts 02126-3242

Video is available for this event

Graveside Service
November 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Forest Hills Cemetery
95 Forest Hills Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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