Bertie Kathleen Smith, 91, of Troy and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away peacefully Nov 9, 2014 at the home of her daughter, Sharon K. Hardin.
She was born Jan 13, 1923, in Troy, Ohio, to the late Bert Allan and Susie Etta (Hershey) Brown. She worked for the Atlas Underwear Company in Richmond, Indiana during WWII and later at Neff Lettering in Greenville, Ohio for many years and was also a homemaker. She was of the Methodist Faith. She and her husband, Ralph F. Smith made their home in the Greenville/Lightsville, Ohio area. They were members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and enjoyed dancing. Bertie was a wonderful wife, loving mother and doting grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be forever loved and missed by all until our reunion in heaven.
In addition to her late parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ralph F. Smith, sisters, Mildred Beatress Brown and Beulah Gioulah Herrmann; brothers, Kenneth Everett, Berman Givanna, and Abner Jacob Brown.
Bertie will be deeply missed and long remembered by her sister, Virginia Holland of New Paris, Ohio, her daughter, Sharon K. Hardin of Troy, Ohio, granddaughters, Tonya Glaser of Tipp City, Ohio, and Nicole C. Hardin of Westerville, Ohio, and two great granddaughters, Olivia and Gracie Glaser, nieces, nephews, friends and a special buddy Don Condra.
In honor of Bertie, please do a kind deed for someone. Let someone know that they are loved and cared about.
Friends may call on Thursday from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Greenville funeral home.
Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday November 14, 2014 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Richard Shockney, officiating. Burial will follow in the Brock Cemetery, Brock, Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com