Marjorie Smith

SMITH, Marjorie “Margie” V., 89, a resident of Moundsville, W.Va., died October 6, 2013, at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale, WV.

Mrs. Smith was born January 13, 1924, in Marshall County, WV, to George and Gladys Burkhart. She married Karl E. Smith on July 12, 1943 in Moundsville, WV.

She came to Moundsville in the 1940s and worked at Dorsey’s Drugstore, where she met and married Karl. She was head of food services at Moundsville Country Club for over 20 years. She volunteered at Reynolds Memorial Hospital for over three decades at the snack bar. Her cheeseburgers were famous throughout the Ohio Valley!

She was an active member of the Washington Lands United Methodist Church. She was also a charter member of the Washington Lands Garden Club.

Margie lived her life selflessly, serving God, her family, friends, and community throughout her life.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Samra Smith of Statesville, NC; daughter, Cindi Smith of Moundsville; daughter, Melissa Smith Troy of Roanoke, VA; grandchildren, Richie Smith of Pittsburgh, PA, Robyn Smith Robbins of Statesville, NC, Andrew Troy of Aberdeen, MD, and Megan Troy of Washington, DC; great-grandchildren, Clare Troy, Connor, Madison, and Abigail Smith; sister, Ruth Carmichael of Beloit, OH.

Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her husband Karl; brother, Clarence Burkhart.

Friends will be received from 2-8 p.m., Tuesday, October 8, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 9. Interment will take place at Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Sherrard, WV.

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