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Frances Dial Smith, Adair County, KY (1920-2013)

She was a highly regarded member of the Hutchison Community of North Adair County, KY. She was the widow of Richard Smith. She leaves 55 direct living descendants. She attended Hutchison Community Church and was a homemaker

Frances Dial Smith, 92, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 10:10amCT, at Summit Manor Health & Rehab Center, Columbia, KY

Funeral services will be Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Stanley Watson, Bro. Jimmy Bunch and Bro. Larry Brown officiating. Burial will be in Hood Cemetery, 554 Hood Cemetery Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET, Saturday, January 12, 2013.

Casket Bearers: Neal Smith, Josh Harden, Jon Harden, Chase Antle, Dustin Cagle, and Jamie Smith.

Honorary: Clark Hansel, L.C. Bradshaw, John Shirley, Ricky Bennett, Mark Bradshaw, Bruce Loy, and Raymond Loy.

Frances Dial Smith, Adair County, KY (1920-2013)

She was born Friday, November 26, 1920, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Johnie and Louie Estes Dial. She died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 92 years, 1 months, and 13 days.

She attended Hutchison Community Church and was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Smith, and by five brothers and five sisters, Buford, Luther, Ernest, Lucian, Ray, Allene, Martha, Louise, Mary Elizabeth and Evelyn.

Survivors include:
  • One son: Robert Allen (Robin) Smith of Columbia, KY

  • Twelve daughters: Margaret (David) Harden, Ruth Smith, and Ruby (Jerry) Antle all of Columbia, KY; Sandy (Danny) Antle of Jamestown, KY; Shirley (Jessee) Mings of Campbellsville, KY; Mary (Donnie) Bennett, Nancy (Louis) Bennett, and Betty (Chester) Bennett all of Glasgow, KY; Barbara (Jerry Rogers) Smith of Martinsville, IN: Alice (Dennis) Robertson, Katherine (Walter) Bennett, and Clara (Arvist) Rodgers all of Mooresville, IN

  • Seventeen grandchildren

  • Twenty-five great grandchildren

  • A host of nieces, nephews and friends, including a special person in her life, Sara Spoon Madrella of Burbank, IL
In lieu of flowers, donation should be made to either the Alzheimer's Association or Juvenile Diabetes Association. These may be left at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Frances Dial Smith

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Frances Dial Smith, Adair County, KY (1920-2013)

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