MAYFIELD — Mary Ruth Draffen Speed, 90, of Symsonia died at 8:31 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
She was a member of Symsonia United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Resanda Robertson of Symsonia; one son, Gary Draffen of Palos Verdes, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Marian Parson of Crown Point, Ind.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ardie B. Speed; one son, Lynnie Speed; one stepdaughter, Ardis Ann Richards, and her parents, John Thomas and Mary Josephine Wallace Draffen.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield with the Rev. C.W. Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Symsonia Cemetery. Friends can call after 5 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at the funeral home.