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Ida Mae (Charlie) Smith, Russell Co., KY (1937-2015)

She was a homemaker and a member of Church of Christ. She was a native of Clinton County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Venonr & Lea Jones Cole and the widow of Cliinton "Kingfish" Smith. She leaves 23 direct living descendants
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Ida Mae "Charlie" Smith, 77, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral service for Ida Mae "Charlie" Smith will be 2pmCT, Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Billy Silverman officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Square Oak Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Dakota Goodin, Rodney Garrett, Adam Garrett, Shane Phillips, Johnny Bolin, and Ralph Patterson.

Ida Mae "Charlie" Smith, Russell Co., KY (1937-2015)

She was born Monday, May 24, 1937 in Clinton County, KY, to the late Vernon & Lea Jones Cole. She died Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 77 years, 11 months, and 27 days.

She was a homemaker and a member of Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton "Kingfish" Smith; a son, Stan Cross, and a great great grandson, Storm Garrett. Survivors include the following:
  • Four daughters: Diania (Wayne) Garrett, Albany, KY; Vindia Goodin, Russell Springs, KY; Billie Daniel, Metcalfe County, KY; and Home Chapel Hope Cross, Adair County, KY

  • Six grandchildren

  • Eight great grandchildren

  • Five great great grandchildren

  • Three brothers: Kenny Cole, and Quinton Cole, both of Albany, KY; and Wendell Cole, Monticello, KY

  • Special sister-in-law and friend: Vela "Pelo" Cole, Albany, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Ida Mae (Charlie) Smith, Russell Co., KY (1937-2015)

2015-05-25 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo Bernard Funeral Home.

Ida Mae (Charlie) Smith, Russell Co., KY (1937-2015)

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