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Edith Smith, 97, of Lily, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at her home.
Born July 29, 1920, in Laurel County, she was the daughter of the late Gilley B. and Flossie Copley.
She was a member of Lily Holiness Church from the age of 14 and taught Sunday School for 70 years.
In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim T. Smith; an infant daughter, Edna Mae Smith; son, Stanley Ray Smith; daughter, Marie Simpson; daughter, Janice "Dale" McNew; and great grandson, Ethan Smith.
She leaves behind her loving family: son, Jack Smith; son, Jerry Smith; son, Jim Smith and wife Genetta; daughter, Gail Shifflet and husband Lonnie; 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. She is also survived by many friends, including a very special friend, Mildred Sizemore. She will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Claude Gilbert and Bro. Scott Gaines officiating. Burial will follow in McHargue Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.
Messages of condolence may be left at www.hartfhcorbin.com.
Published on October 13, 2017
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