A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Church of the Nazarene, 901 E. Country Club Road, for [auth] Linda Ruth Lorton- Smith, 68, who passed at her home on Nov. 1. 2010. The Rev. Randy Elfman will officiate.
Linda was cremated according to her wishes. Burial of ashes will follow after services at South Park Cemetery. Linda was born Jan. 12, 1942, in Roswell, to Melvin and Mildred Willingham Lorton. Her father preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Smith. She is survived by her mother, Mildred Walton; son, Brock Starns; daughters, Kelly Strange and Lesley Singleton; sisters, Vickie Wilbanks and Carol Rankin; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Linda lived in Roswell all of her life. She was a member of Central Church of the Nazarene. Linda was a caregiver for Home Health. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com