Sara W. Smith

May 25, 2010

Sara Wilson Smith, age 90, Florence, Ala., formerly of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at Glenwood Healthcare in Florence.
She lived most all of her life in Franklin County, but had lived for the past few years in Florence. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Russellville and retired from Bradford Drug Store where she worked for several years.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Pinkard Funeral Home, Russellville with Clint Busler officiating.  Burial will follow in Spruce Pine Cemetery. Survivors include daughter, Marlyn Eckl, and husbnad, Richard, Florence; son Niles Smith, Camp Wood, Tex.; grandchildren Tony Eckl, and wife, Carol, Joe Eckl, and wife, Kim, all of Florence; Matt Eckl, and wife, Stacey, Raleigh, North Carolina, Aaron Smith, and wife, Jennifer,  Deanne Smith, Megan Smith, all of San Antonio, Texas; great-grandchildren, Cale, Jack, Dan, Sara Beth, Will Eckl,; sister-in law, Muriel Crandall, Tishomingo, Miss.; brother, T. W. Ozbirn, Florence; several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husband, Ralph A. Smith, son, Charles Smith, grandson, Brent Smith, great-grandson, Adam Eckl ; sisters Martha Denson, Mary Bess Gerstenberger; brothers William E.Wilson, Jr. and W. I. Ozbirn.

Family request no flowers, but memorials may be sent to: Children’s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, or a charity of your choice.

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