Born Oct. 5, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Ballard and Cordella Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Tolbert Harrison; brothers Columbus, Virgil, Sidney, Curtis, Cecil and Thomas Smith; and sisters Annie Martin and Lassie Hatfield.
She is survived by her husband, Harrison Smith of Irvine; a son, Robert Lewis (Janet Sue) Smith of Irvine; a daughter, Joyce Christian (Audy) Estep of Phelps; grandchildren Patricia (Tim) Fuller, Gary (Cindy) Estep and Joy (Rob) Isom; great-grandchildren Amber (Jeremy) Cantrell, Shawn Fuller and Justin Estep; and a great-great-grandchild, Jace Cantrell.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home with elder Jimmy Lee Smith and Paul Varney officiating. Burial will follow at the Ballard Smith Cemetery at Smith Fork in Phelps.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at the funeral home chapel.
Arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home of Phelps, Ky.