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Ila A. SmithIla A. Smith, 79, of Lancaster, passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at the Pickering House. She was born Feb. 1, 1931 in Rushville and was the daughter of the late Ralph and Florence (Jeffries) Yingling. She was a life long member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lancaster.
She is survived by her husband, Richard N. Smith; children, Linda (Mike) Barrett of North Carolina, Greg (Linda) Smith of Florida, Jeff (Kelly) Smith of Virginia, Alexis (Larry) Murphy and Brian Smith both of North Carolina; step son, Steve Smith (Ronda Bogart) of Columbus; sister, Juanita (Robert) Bader of Baltimore and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Yingling Jr. and four sisters, Evelyn Williams, Gertrude Hildinger, Betty Shupe and Bernita Yingling.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5575 Cincinnati-Zanesville Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 with Pastor Karen Martin Kepner officiating. Burial will follow at the Grace Lutheran Church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ila's memory.
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February 12, 2010 at 02:35 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Ila was a sweet and wounderfull woman,A great grand mother. She will forever be missed by all and loved by everyone..
Zachary Smith - February 14, 2010 at 08:21 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I remember Aunt Ila from many years ago as a loving and fun person. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Darold Spillman - February 16, 2010 at 10:08 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Dick and family,
My deepest condolences. I'm so sorry I didn't not hear of Ila's passing until today. she was a wonderful woman and will be missed.
You are all in my prayers.
Christina Shaw, OTR
christina shaw - February 20, 2010 at 11:21 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM