Phyllis J. Smith 1934-2013

NILES – Phyllis Joanne Smith, 79, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at her home in Niles.

She was born April 1, 1934, in Washington, Pa., the daughter of the late William H. and Leona McVehil.

Phyllis formerly resided in Newton Falls for 27 years and Clearwater, Fla., for 24 years with her late husband of 53 years, Herbert L. Smith.

She was a member of First Church of God in Newton Falls, Bayside Community Church of Safety Harbor, Fla., and Grace Fellowship Church of Niles.

Phyllis was a loving wife and mother who was dedicated to her family.

She is survived by her three loving daughters, Deanna (Randolph) Davey of Jacksonville, N.C., Denise (Mark) Davis of Niles and Elise (Larry) Booher of Warren. Phyllis is also survived by her brother, Robert L. McVehil of Beaver Falls, Pa., as well as her four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert; two brothers, William and David; and two sisters, Ester and Nyma.

Per her wishes, cremation has taken place, and no services will be held.

Memorial contributions for Phyllis may be sent to Southern Care Hospice, 5401 Ashley Circle, Suite E, Austintown, OH 44515.

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Arrangements by Wood-Kortright-Borkoski, 330-296-6436.

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