Gladys Smith, 98
Gladys Mae Nunley Smith, 98 of the Millers Run Community, and recently at Hillview Health Care Facility, Portsmouth, was serenaded by angels up to the throne to meet her Heavenly Father on Dec. 14, 2012.
She was born April 9, 1914, in Grayson, Ky., a daughter of the late Harrison and Sarah Frasher Nunley.
She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband “Luke” Luther Smith, Aug. 14, 1982; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers Frasher and Hart Nunley; and four sisters Edith Prince, Emma Kelly, Elizabeth Smith, and Mary Smith.
She is survived by her eight children Wilma (James) Rockwell of Portsmouth, Mary (Robert) Hagler of Lucasville, Wanda (Jack) Jenkins of Latham, Christine Nance of Piketon, Donna Robirds of Mt. Orab, Cecil Smith of Lucasville, Connie (Jim) Goodson of Minford, and Gloria (Kenny) Noel of Lucasville; 34 grandchildren; 70 great grandchildren; 26 great great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, church family and friends.
Granny was a homemaker, a member of the Millers Run Church for more than 50 years, Ladies Aid, and sang in the choir. Now she is teaching the angels how to sing. She was a very special person who influenced and touched many lives.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at the Millers Run Church with Bob Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Scioto Cemetery. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Millers Run Church and again an hour before the funeral Tuesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Millers Run Church Building fund, c/o Jo Ellen McDaniel, 178 Pleasant Drive, Lucasville, OH 45648 or SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45648.