Mrs. Mary Evelyn Smith, age 87 of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Bradford, Ohio passed away on Tuesday October 12, 2010 at 10:35 PM at Sterling House, Greenville, Ohio. She was born February 9, 1923 in Miami County, Ohio the daughter of the late Raymond & Anna (Bartling) Wills. She was a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Husband: Clyde Emerson Smith on January 26, 2004 whom she married April 20, 1943; Brothers: Delbert, Bill and John; Sisters: Margie and Joan.
She is survived by her Children and spouses: Larry and Linda Smith of Greenville and Linda and Tom Besecker of Greenville; Grandchildren and spouses: Tom and Traci Besecker, Jerry and Trina Besecker, Chris and Nancy Besecker, Mary and Jeremy Ashworth, Clyde and Meredith Smith, Tina and Walter Wright, Larry and Jessie Smith Jr.; 13 Great Grandchildren; 4 Step Great Grandchildren; Brothers: Louis Wills of Covington, Roger Wills of Union, Ohio; Sisters: Anna Mae Miller of Delphos, Ohio, Barbara Zarro of Lima, Ohio, Eileen Stonerock of Bradford; Sister in Law: Ella Nisonger of Fairborn.
Services will be held on Monday October 18, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Jeremy Ashworth officiating. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio. Family will receive friends from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday October 17, 2010 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alterra Sterling House Clare Bridge Unit or State of the Heart Hospice.