Ethel Smith, 88

Ethel Marie Smith, 88, formerly of Macy, passed away at 8:25 p.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru.

Born March 12, 1926, in Miami County, she was the daughter of Clarence I. and Opal M. Hively Grogg.  She was married to

Benjamin Franklin Smith, and he preceded her in death on July 7, 2001.

She was a dairy farmer in Miami County for over 40 years and had been an active member of the Miami County Farm Bureau.  She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her two children, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a brother.

Visitation and funeral services were Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor Julie Walker officiating.  Private burial will be at Gilead Cemetery.

Posted on 2015 Feb 19