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NETTIE RUTH SMITH, 78, COX FUNERAL HOME, BASTROP, LA. Graveside services for Mrs. Nettie Ruth Smith will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2015 at the Smith Family Cemetery near Pioneer, Louisiana with Bro. Norman Bryant officiating. The family will receive friends between the hours of 12 noon and 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 28th, at Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop, Louisiana. Nettie Ruth Smith was born October 1, 1936 in Shreveport, Louisiana to the late Tim M. Beach and Lena Mae Beach Tribble. She passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her residence in Swartz, Louisiana. She is preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Harold Ray Smith; her parents and her step-father, Robert A. Tribble; and two siblings, Bertha Houck and Bob Beach. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Rowland Road Missionary Baptist Church and retired owner, along with her husband, of Smith Exterminating Company of Monroe. She is loved dearly by her five daughters, Susan Ruth Sisson and her husband, Paul Sisson, Cindy Scott and her husband, Johnny Scott, Sharon Hughes and her husband, Gary Hughes, Shellie Croswell and her husband, Curt Croswell, and Tessie Gregory and her husband, Wes Gregory all of Monroe, Louisiana; she was cherished by her ten grandchildren, Tara Carter, Todd Sisson, Jada Barber, Jason Scott, Justin Scott, Coty Brooke Mattice, Kirstie Croswell, Ethan Croswell, Haley Gregory, Kolby Gregory; and adored by her fourteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Tim Beach, Jr. of Bastrop, Louisiana. Serving as pallbearers are Todd Sisson, Jason Scott, Justin Scott, Chip Barber, Billy Carter, and Will White. Honorary pallbearer is TY Giddens.

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