S. Maretta Smith

| January 31, 2013

S. Maretta Smith, formerly of Knox, age 96, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at the Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born on August 13, 1916, she was the daughter of William and Ida (Smith) Yoder.

She graduated from Hawthorn School and then worked for her family as a laborer at the Nehi Bottling Company in Knox. She was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great, great-grandmother.

On October 22, 1937 she married Edwin E. Smith. He preceded her in death on April 18, 1991.

She was a former member of the Liberty Street Church of God in Clarion where she faithfully served as secretary for the Ladies Missionary Society for many years.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her son, Larry Smith and his companion Wanda Farley of Zanesville OH; her daughter, Ellen Weeter and her husband Robert of Knox; four grandchildren, Cara Corona and her husband Jim of Pittsburgh, Kalen Weeter and his wife Tammy of Joppa MD, Jodi Masters of Zanesville OH, and Lonnie Smith of Norfolk VA; 6 great-grandchildren and 1 great, great-grandson. She is also survived by her sister, Joyce Bish of Cary NC. Additionally, she remained close to her former daughter-in-law, Juaneitta Hoy.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her brothers, Rev. Roy Yoder and Edgar Yoder; her sisters, Mae Truitt, Lucille Carlson and Helen Adams; and 1 great-grandson, Hunter Corona.

Arrangements are under the care of the Goble Funeral Home and Crematory, 330 Wood Street, in Clarion where visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Friday, February 1. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 11:00am on Saturday, February 2. Interment will follow in the Churchville Cemetery.

Rev. Bruce Wilson, pastor of Liberty Street Church of God in Clarion will officiate at the funeral service.

Friends and family may leave online condolences, share memories and photos, view a video tribute, and obtain additional information by visiting the funeral home website at www.goblefh.net.

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