Mrs. Ruby Jean Smith, age 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Smith, Sr.; and daughter, Mary Porter. She is survived by her: fiance: Dementrius Jackson, Buford, GA, daughter: Shirley Jean Taylor, Buford, GA, sons and daughter-in-law: Mitchell and Marilyn Smith, Elkhart, IN, Benjamin Smith, Jr., Buford, GA, six grandchildren: numerous great grandchildren, sister: Alma Lucy Young, Buford, GA brothers: Grady Porter, Buford, GA, James Porter, Knoxville, TN several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Smith was born May 8, 1937 in Buford, GA. She was a graduate of Buford High School. She was a retired cook. She was a member of Faith Free Full Gospel Church in Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. with remains placed in state at 1:00 p.m. at Faith Free Full Gospel Church in Buford, GA with Pastor Randy Stamper officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com