Thursday, October 14, 2010

Mary E. Smith (October 12, 2010)

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.