Ruby Smith Leopard - Laurens

Ruby Smith Leopard, 86, of Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Community and wife of the late James Henry Leopard passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Born in Gray Court, she was a daughter of the late Mack Smith and Ina Melle Vinson Smith Campbell.

Surviving are her children: Ruby Ann Martin and husband B.W. of Gray Court, Bobby Carroll Leopard and wife Linda of Pickens, John Wayne Leopard and wife Denise of Laurens, Ricky Dale Leopard and wife Pam of Clinton, Ronnie Tim Leopard and wife Sheryl of Waterloo, Tony Curtis Leopard and wife Tonya of Laurens, and Henry Stephen Leopard of Laurens; brother, Tommy Smith of Woodruff; daughter-in-law, Swanalee Leopard of Gray Court; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son; Jimmy Ray Leopard; siblings; Beatrice Smith, Margaret Braggs, Gray Smith, James Harold Smith, and Wes Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Grace Community Chapel conducted by Rev. Jim Leopard with burial following at Dials United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will be at 146 Ann’s Drive, Gray Court, SC and will receive friends at Grace Community Chapel from 1:30-3:00 PM prior to the service on Wednesday.

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