Ruth Elizabeth Claiborne age 90, of Speedwell, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020. She was a proud member of Community Baptist Church in Speedwell. She retired as a Hairdresser after 50 years of service. Preceded in death by Husband Marion Claiborne, Parents Dan and Bess Bullard Bean. Brothers; Bill, Bob, Tom & Jack Bean, Sisters; Lucretia Clawson, Blanche, Sarah Leach and 4 Infant siblings.


Daughters and Sons-in-law:
Pat & David Ray, Susie and Steve Bailey, Tammy and Eddie Hoskins

Granddaughters: Starla Ray, Stacy and husband Jason Seiber

Great-grandchildren: Shalynn Seiber, Davy and Tiffany Gibbs

Great-great-grandson: Brody Gibbs

Several Nieces and Nephews, Cousins other relatives and friends

Pallbearers: David Ray, Davy Gibbs, Jason Seiber, David Claiborne, Greg Bean, Ronnie Carroll
Honorary Pallbearers: Steve Bailey, Merrill Boatman, Ernie Clawson, Roger Claiborne,
Ronnie Claiborne

Family and Friends will meet 10 a.m. Thursday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Beeler Cemetery in Speedwell for an 11 a.m. Graveside Service and Interment. Rev. Eddie Hoskins officiating.

Memorials can be made to Community Baptist Church 120 Ray Lane Speedwell, TN 37870 or Shiloh United Methodist Church PO Box 159 Piedmont, SC 29673

Online condolences may be given at
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home