NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Memorial Services for Mrs. Ellen Smith, 95, of North Augusta, SC, who entered into rest March 11, 2013, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Fairview Presbyterian Church. Dr. Robert F. Fuller, Jr., Dr. G. Daniel McCall and Rev. Masaki Chiba officiating. Private interment in Pineview Memorial Park. Mrs. Smith was a native of Owatonna, Minnesota, a former resident of Highland, Kansas, having made North Augusta her home for the past 63 years and was the wife of the late Mr. Ivan R. Smith. She was a graduate of Highland Junior College and Kansas State University and had been a School Teacher and Journalist. Mrs. Smith was a member of Fairview Presbyterian Church where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher, Choir Director, Circle Leader and Senior High Fellowship Advisor. Mrs. Smith served as a member of the North Augusta City Council for 18 years assisting in the development of Riverview Park and was a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board, the Woman's Board of the University Hospital, Carolina Hills Garden Club and a Charter Member of the Martintown Road Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the recipient of the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award, the Sertoma Club Service to Mankind Award and the American Legion Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Post #71 Service Award. Mrs. Smith was also recognized for her community service by the South Carolina House of Representatives and the South Carolina Parks and Recreation Department. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Billy Miller, Dallas, Texas; a granddaughter, Jennifer Miller, Dallas, Texas; a brother and sister-in-law, Don and Eleanor Stricker, Kansas City, Kansas; two nieces, Jane Stricker and Cathy Stricker. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry online at www.poseyfuneraldirectors.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Mar. 12 to Mar. 17, 2013