Created on Monday, 17 March 2014 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Jeanne Marie Smith, 85, of Kenton, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Kenton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on March 4, 1929, to the late Ommert and Treva Resch Elliott.
On Feb. 25, 1951, she married Ralph H. “Snuffy” Smith and he preceded her in death in 1973. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Lee Kneipe and a brother, Richard Elliott.
Jeanne is survived by her children, Tira Lin (Craig) Lawrence of Kenton and Todd (Stephanie) Smith of Germany; her grandchildren, Nathaniel and Elliott Lawrence; and her brother, John.
Jeanne was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church and Kenton Elks Card Club. She worked for many years as a secretary for Kenton Surgical Corporation.
Pastor Denny Livingston officiates a funeral at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home, Kenton, where visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is in Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kenton Nursing and Rehab.
Express condolences at www.stoutcrates.com.