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Ruth Smith

January 21, 1931 — August 5, 2023

Ruth Spady Smith, "Nana", 92, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2023, peacefully in her home, surrounded by family. A native of the Eastern Shore, she was the daughter of the late William and Maude Spady. She retired from the college as a registered nurse and took the role as full time nana.

She is survived by a daughter, Joan Olgers of Richmond; two granddaughters, Jennifer Marie Olgers-Holzknecht (Sabrina) and Jessica Carole Olgers, both of Richmond; and a soon to be born great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 12:00 PM at the Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, VA, with Rev. Dr. John M. Robertson officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Haven Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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