Bessie (Davis) Smith (1931 - 2014)

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Bessie Davis Smith, 83, Wesleyville, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
She was born in Munderf Feb. 12, 1931, the daughter of the late Orvil and Dorothy Dixon Davis. She had resided in Erie since 1950.
Bessie enjoyed being a homemaker and was known as a very caring person to family and friends. Her interests included working on photo albums, reading and back country road trips.
Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde W. Smith.
She is survived by two sons, Leroy (Karen) Smith of Harborcreek and Lawrence (Fran) Smith of Wesleyville; two sisters, Catherine Walther and friend Dick Glendening of Barron Wis., and Nellie (David) Schnell of Emlington; one brother, Neal (Pat) Davis of Munderf,; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today (Sunday) at the Dusckas Funeral Home, 2607 Buffalo Road, Erie. Additional visitation will be held from noon-12:45 p.m. Monday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1101 South Hill Road. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Erie County Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS. 66675.
Online condolences may be made at
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Dusckas Funeral Home - East Side
2607 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510
(814) 899-7656
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Published in Tri-County Sunday from June 21 to June 22, 2014