FILLMORE - Marion J. Smith, of 10058 Dutch Hill Road, died Sunday (May 5, 2013) in her home in the arms of her daughter.
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She was born on May 30, 1919, in Olean, a daughter of the late Arthur and Lida Buchheister Jones. In 1946, in the Oramel United Methodist Church, she married Emmette N. Smith, who predeceased her Jan. 3, 2000.
Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Belfast Central School and Houghton College. She was a former teacher at Fillmore Central School.
Mrs. Smith was a member of the former Oramel United Methodist Church and attended the Friends in Christ United Methodist Church in Fillmore. She was also a member of the Wide Awake Club of Fillmore.
Surviving are two sons, Ken (Janice) Smith of Webster and Lowell (Kathryn) Smith of Buffalo Grove, Ill.; a daughter, Carol E. Smith of Fillmore; and five grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Robert R. Jones.
Family and friends may gather from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee St., Fillmore, on Wednesday (May 8, 2013), where funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. The Rev. Tim Gleason, pastor of the Friends in Christ United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Belfast.
Memorials if desired may be made to Wide Awake Club Library Building Fund., P.O. Box 199, Fillmore, NY 14735.
Published in The Olean Times Herald from May 6 to May 7, 2013