J C Smith

LANDISBURG - J C Smith, 95, died Sunday, July 8, 2001, at home of natural causes following a short illness. He was born Feb. 22, 1906, at Landisburg, and was the son of the late Jack and Icy Hanson Smith. Mr. Smith was a retired coal miner having been a miner for 45 years and a member of the UMWA. He was a Christian and a lifelong resident of Fay-ette County. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth Haddix Smith; a daughter, Delores Casto; and a granddaughter, Diana Gwinn. Survivors include six children: Dorothy Milburn of New Albany, Ohio, Ronald Smith of Spring Lake, N.C., Ralph Smith of Surfside Beach, S.C., Marilyn Bartlett of Scottsdale, Ariz., Keith Smith of Oak Hill, and Sharon Riley of Lewisburg; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Wed-nesday at White Oak United Methodist Church at Danese, with the Rev. Daniel Legg officiating. Burial will follow in the Smailes Cemetery at Landisburg. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle, and one hour before the service Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the White Oak United Methodist Church, Danese, WV 25831. Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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