2011-11-17 / Obituaries

John L. Smith

McConnellsburg, 98

John L. Smith, 98, Mc- Connellsburg, died Thursday, November 10, 2011, at his home.

He was born July 10, 1913, in Big Cove Tannery, the son of the late Frank and Laura Brewer Smith.

He was a dairy farmer, working on the family farm into his 70s. In 2005, John moved to McConnellsburg from the farm.

He is survived by his five children: Doris Sheeder of McConnellsburg; June Smith of Burlington, Vt.; John Smith of Tallahassee, Fla.; Barbara Barron of Fairfield, Pa.; and Rob Smith of Austin, Texas; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Laura Brewer Smith; his wife Kathryn Mellott Smith, who passed away on April 20, 2005, and his six siblings: George Smith, Dewey Smith, Harry Smith, Laura Morton, Frank Smith and Walter Smith.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, November 14, 2011 at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in Mc- Con-nellsburg. Interment was held in Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice in memory of John.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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