SMITH, Evelyn (Barton), 85, of Windsor Heights passed away on Monday, August 19, 2013, at Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, Wheeling, WV.
Evelyn was born on May 22, 1928, in Moundsville, WV. She was the daughter of the late Frank O. Barton and Thelma (Cook) Barton.
Evelyn was a former member of the Windsor Heights Church of God. She was a member of the West Liberty Christian Church and Mother’s Club of Windsor Heights, WV. She was a devoted mother throughout her life as a leader of the 4-H and the Church of God Women Mission Society.
In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ashley.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Ralph Smith of Windsor Heights; three children: Sharon (David) Duke of Bethany, WV, Frances (Luis) Dolanos of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and Ralph (Gina) Smith of West Liberty, WV; 10 grandchildren: David, Ben, Michele, Cynthia, Sherry, Joseph, Clinton, Ralph Adam, and Jennifer; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Everett Barton of St. Clairsville, OH; a sister, Frances Vadonic of Bethesda, OH, and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main St., Wellsburg, WV (304-737-3551), and again on Thursday, August 22, 2013, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at the West Liberty Christian Church, 201 Chatom St., West Liberty, WV, with Minister Denise Arnold officiating.
Following the service, Evelyn will be cremated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bishop Joseph Hodges Continues Care Center, 1 Medical Park, Wheeling, WV 26003; or to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.
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