She was born February 22, 1929 in Inez, KY to the late Jack and Verdi (McCoy) Smith. She worked many years at the former VanDresser Corp. in Norwalk and Faulhaber Co. in Monroeville. She was a member of the Cline Street Baptist Church and enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children, Anna Sexton of Milan, Ronal (Delores) Preece of Monroeville, Nina Nettles of Norwalk and William Thomas of Akron; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; siblings, William (Parlee) Smith of Greenup, KY, Russell Smith of Inez, KY, James Smith of Inez, KY and Helen Fields of Pensacola, FL; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Preece in 1987; and her five siblings.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:30 A.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will follow at Sandhill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the family.
Online condolences to www.norwalkfuneral.com