Ruby Maye Smith Cantrell, age 77, of Laurel Fork Road, Elkfork,KY departed this life on Friday, October 9,2020 after a brief illness. Born May 30, 1943 in Piqua, Ohio to Auty and Pearlie Ison Smith. Sh was a member of the Smith Creek Valley Church,West Liberty,KY. She was a loving wife,mother,sister and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are ten children: Timothy & Virginia Cantrell, Tamiela & Charlie Burchett, Teena & Ricky Smith, Rebecca & Ricky Holbrook, Sheila & Tim Osborne, Schelena & Jackie Smith, Lisa & Brent Ball, Anthony & Karla Cantrell, Shawn & Johnda Cantrell, Michelle & Randall Maxie. Daughter-in-law, Suzie Cantrell. (38) grandchildren, (47) great-grandchildren and (1) great-great-grandchild. One sister, Marjorie & Lloyd Keeton. She was preceded in death by her parents, Auty & Pearlie Ison Smith, husband Roy Cantrell, son, Ricky Cantrell, one grandson, one great-granddaughter, five brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm,Monday, October 12,2020 at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel with Elder Jackie Smith and Elder Jack Holbrook officiating. Interment in the Elijah Smith Cemetery, West Liberty, KY. Visitation will be 6:30pm,Sunday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY. Pallbearers are her grandsons.
COVID-19 regulations will be followed as set forth by Governor Beshear and the CDC. The family request that visitors respect their desire to keep everyone safe by practicing social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering of some sort.
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