Doctor Gloria Smith Battle Creek Doctor Gloria R. Smith, 78, of Battle Creek, died Monday, January 14, 2013, at The Oaks at Northpointe Woods. Doctor Smith the daughter of the late Ralph and Lucinda Richardson, was born September 29, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from Wayne State University, Detroit, Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her Doctorate in Anthropology from the Union for Experimenting Colleges and Universities, Cincinnati, Ohio. Doctor Smith retired from the W K Kellogg Foundation in 2002, where she was the Vice-President of Programs. She was responsible for Program Development and Administration as well as Program/Project Evaluation and Dissemination. According to the wishes of Doctor Smith, burial has taken place at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan. A Service Celebrating Her Life will be held in the Spring of 2013. Arrangements by T M Hughes-Perry Mortuary, LLC
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Jan. 20, 2013