CARLA SMITH

Carla Denise Smith, 52, of Hamilton, Ohio, formerly of St. Clairsville, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, April 26, 2014.

She was born May 13, 1961, in Martins Ferry, a daughter of the late Augustus Pitts and Willa Mae Wagner Pitts.

Carla was a retired educator, member of Mt. Zion Apostolic Temple in New Miami, Ohio, and a 1979 graduate of St. Clairsville High School.

Surviving are her husband, Pastor David E. Smith; two daughters, Ashli Smith and Arianh Smith of Hamilton, Ohio; three brothers, Augustus Pitts, Jr. of Chattanooga, TN, Floyd Wesley Pitts of Washington, D.C., and Anthony Allen Pitts of Lansing, MI; a sister, Debra Rainbow of Grand Prairie, TX; a host of nieces, nephews, godchildren, cousins, and friends.

Friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville, Ohio, on Friday from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturday at Shiloh Temple Church, 117 1st St., Bridgeport, Ohio from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

Burial follows in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.