Obituary: Della M. Smith

September 28, 1918 – May 26, 2020

Della M. Smith, 101, of Harrodsburg, passed away at 3:55 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at I.U. Health Hospice House.

Born September 28, 1918, in Xenia, IL, she was the daughter of Delmer H and Charlottie M. (Leturno) Henson. She married Deward W. Smith and he preceded her in death. She had worked at Sarkes-Tarzian for 25 years and was a member of the Harrodsburg Assembly of God where she had attended since the age of sixteen. She loved gardening and animals, especially birds. She was a wonderful cook and had quite a reputation for her apple and cherry pies.

Survivors include her grandson, Boyce Wesley Smith, of Bedford.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Boyce Wade Smith; a grandson, Anthony Wayne Smith, and three sisters, Claudine, Pauline, and Marie.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 29th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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