SMETHPORT - Elawese Himes, 79, of Smethport, died Sunday (Jan. 12, 2014) at her home in Smethport.
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She was born July 2, 1934, in Clio, S.C., a daughter of Jesse and Hattie Bryant Clark. On Aug. 16, 1953, in S.C., she married Marvin E. "Bill" Himes, who died Oct. 14, 2003.
Mrs. Himes was a housewife tending to the needs of her family.
She was a member of the American Legion; Bucktail Post #138 Auxiliary of Smethport.
Mrs. Himes is survived by two sons, William (Gail) Himes of Thomas, Okla., and Jesse (Amy) Himes of Smethport; one brother, James H. "Buddy" (Dovie) Clark Sr. of Fayetteville, N.C.; and one granddaughter, Heather Himes of Thomas.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Tessie Mae Faircloth.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Max Simms, pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Clermont Cemetery, Clermont.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
2 Bank Street
Smethport, PA 16749
Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 14 to Jan. 22, 2014