Alice Evelyn Smith, age 91 of Cridersville formerly of Lima, died at 7:35 a.m., Sunday, August 15, 2010 at Otterbein-Cridersville Retirement Community. She was born March 27, 1919 in Auglaize County. She is the daughter of Fred R. and Helen G. Forman Snider. Both parents are deceased. On September 26, 1942 she married William F. Smith who died in January 1,2004.
Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a member of the First Evangelical and Reformed Church, Lima. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Koneta Chapter, had volunteered 6,000 hours at Lima Memorial Health Systems, and was a dedicated poll worker for many years.
Survivors include 2 daughters – Ellen (James) Burt of Centerville, Ohio; Ann (Jerry) Jenkins of Huntsville, Ohio; 4 grandchildren- Michael (Hilary) Burt, Julie (Adrian) Omondi, Douglas (Rebecca) Jenkins, Robert Jenkins; 6 great grandchildren – Lauren burt, Elise Burt, David Jenkins, Benjamin Jenkins, Madelyn Jenkins, Brenna Omondi; 2 sisters – Eunice Miller and Barbara Hatfield of Lima.
She was preceded in death by a son – Cullen W. Smith who died in March 12, 1983; 2 brothers – William Snider and John Snider.
Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The family will receive friends from Noon to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Otterbein-Cridersville Retirement Center or the First Evangelical and Reformed Church in Lima.
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm