Ruth Smith Busby
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Ruth Smith Busby, 91, of Salem, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her residence.

Visitation wil be from 6 to 9 p.m. today, June 7, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. Funeral services will be from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012, at Salem Church of the Nazarene. Burial will follow at Salem Church of the Nazarene Cemetery in Berry. Carroll Smith and Johnathon Smith will officiate.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, the Rev. Wallace Busby; son, Johnny Busby; granddaughter, Crystal Earnest; grandson-in-law, Greg Earnest; mother and father; and 12 brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her son, Jerry Busby and daughter-in-law, Debra Busby of Salem; son, the Rev. Paul Busby of Salem and daughter-in-law, Ruthie Busby of Salem; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2.5 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Busby, Jeremy Busby, Mitch Busby, Shannon Busby, Wesley Busby and Josh Thacker.