2009-08-22 / Obituaries

Winifred H. Smith

A funeral service celebrating the life of Winifred H. Smith, 95, of

Xenia, formerly of Kirkersville, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2009, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville with The Rev. Timothy Smith, her grandson, as celebrant. Burial will follow at Kirkersville Cemetery.

Winifred died peacefully Sunday morning, August 16, 2009, with her family at her side.

She was born March 28, 1914, in Brownsville, Ohio, to the late Robert and Mabel (Minnich) Hamilton. She was a retired operator from United Telephone Company in Pataskala, and was a former member of the Bethel Baptist Church of Pataskala.

She is survived by her loving family, Norris H.(Judy) Smith of Cedarville, Ronald M. (Vangie) Smith of Wappingers Falls, N.Y., Ellen (Rev. Samuel) Hornbrook of Poza Rica, Mexico, Nancy (Mike) Kellogg of Valparaiso, IN.; 21 grandchildren; 55 greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh D. Smith in 1988; daughter, Rosemary J. Smith in 2005; her two brothers and her five sisters.

Her family will receive friends


on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home, 285 East Main St. in Kirkersville, where an online memorial tribute and guest register are available at www. hoskinsonfuneral.com. Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to serve the Smith family.

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