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Gainesville - Ethel Lee Smith, 79, passed away Jan. 16, 2013 at E.T. York Care Center. She was born in Hatch Bend, FL and came to Gainesville over fifty years ago from Branford, FL. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sisters Lucille Lilly, Branford, FL, Mildred James, Madison, FL; her caregiver & niece Helen Caskins, Gainesville, FL, numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins and caring friends.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Smith will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with Rev. F.N. Gallmon, pastor. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery under the care of Chestnut Funeral Home 18 N.W. 8th Ave Gainesville, FL. Visitation Friday, Chestnut Memorial Chapel 2:00-7:00-PM and on Saturday at the church one hour before the service. The cortege will form at the home of Mrs. Smith 1016 S.E. 20th Street at 10:15 AM.

"A Chestnut Service"

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2013