Edith Melbaline (Melba) Smith, age 94, passed away August 20th in St. Petersburg, FL. She was the youngest of 5 children born in Modoc, IN to Sydney and Bessie (Hoots) Shore. She married Clifford Smith in Sept, 1939. Together they lived in Williamsburg, IN where they raised their children, Janet and Michael (deceased 2006). They moved to Florida on a permanent basis in 1981.
She is survived by her daughter, with whom she lived since the passing of her husband in 2005, 4 grandchildren, Steve, Patty, Kathy and Tracie; great grandchild Aubree, and several nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends are welcome to visit at Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home in Fountain City, IN, Friday evening 5-7pm Aug. 23rd and services on Saturday, Aug. 24th at 11:00am.