Ruby Smith Gibson, 73, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. She will be laid to rest on Thursday, March 15th at 1:00 p.m. in the Garden of Memories in Florence. Ruby was born January 20, 1945 to Robert Lois Smith and Rose Cristal Smith in Helena, Arkansas. She loved her family more than anything, she loved the Lord, and she was very patriotic and civic minded. She enjoyed spending time working in her garden. Ms. Gibson is survived by her daughter, Sharon Stidham, son-in-law, Kevin Stidham and her grandson, Austin Stidham. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to our Veteran's in some way or to CARA of MS.