Tuesday, June 9th, 2009
Doris E. Smith, 81, formerly of 605 Echo St., Celina, died at 3:30 a.m. June 7, 2009, at Richland Manor, Beverdam.
She was born Feb. 20, 1928, in Celina, to Forest and Alberta Murphy Coats. She was married to Thomas Smith who died in 1974.
Surviving are three sons, Richard Martin Smith, Columbus, Randall (Dee) Smith, Lima, Robert G. (Pamela) Smith, Versailles; a brother, Dan Coats; and two grandchildren.
She retired as a telephone operator and dispatcher. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Celina and the Hopewell Grange. She was a 1946 graduate of Celina High School.
Deceased is a brother, Paul Coats; and a sister, Ruth Laux.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Rita Bair officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Condolences can be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.