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Evelyn Francis Cherry Smith, 89, of Glasgow, and a former Etoile resident, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
She was born in Warren County, a daughter of the late Oscar and Eunice Moss Cherry. Her husband was the late Cyrus Thomerson Smith.
Mrs. Smith was a retired registered nurse with the Barren County and Monroe County Health Departments and was a member of Dry Fork Church of Christ. She had been active with 4-H and band parents and homemakers clubs. Lately she had enjoyed walking at the TJ Health Pavilion.
She is survived by her three daughters, Leisa Smith Hutchison (David), of Bowling Green, Cherry Kay Smith, of Lexington and Karen Smith Witty (James), of Glasgow; five grandchildren: Ben Hutchison and Logan, Hunter, Andrew and Alex Witty; three sisters, Thelma McElroy, Maye Young and Faye Schiefferle, of Woodburn; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Simmons, of Glasgow and Betty Smith, of Lamb; and several nieces and nephews. She was also survived by her special caregiver Bettie Pruitt.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ed and Marshall Cherry.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at A.F. Crow Funeral Home, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2 until 8 p.m. and Tuesday morning until time for the service.
Published on March 6, 2017
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