Elma R. Smith

Elma Rose Smith, 95, formerly of Roann, IN, and having family in Huntington County, IN, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at 9:18 a.m. at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester, IN.

Mrs. Smith was a 1939 graduate of Kokomo High School. She was a homemaker. She attended the Roann First Brethren Church, and belonged to the Stitch and Chatter Home Ec Club. She lived at Peabody the past eight years.

She was born June 27, 1922, in Center, to Raymond and Bertha Peters Fowler. She married Thurman Charles "T.C." Smith in Kokomo on May 23, 1940, and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1981.

Surviving are a son, Charles (Idell) Smith Jr. of Wabash; two daughters, Nancy (Steve) Fearnow, and Ann (Stephen) Meyer, both of Roann; five grandchildren, Connie (Chuck) Morgan and Kimberly (Scott) Palmer, both of Wabash; Todd Slee, of Roann; Lynda (Todd) Wall, of Huntington; and Angie (A.J.) Cartwright, of Andrews; 11 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Rd., Roann. A funeral service will be held Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Wayne Balmer officiating. Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery, Roann.

Preferred memorials are to the Roann Volunteer Fire Department.

The memorial guest book may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.