Dixie A. Smith, 92, Portland, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Juanita Lannigan, in Marietta, Ohio.
Born August 14, 1920, in Racine, she was the daughter of the late Charles Kelly and Edyth Watson Spencer. She was a homemaker and was employed several years for the Meigs County Community Action Agency. She was a member of the Morse Chapel Methodist Church, Racine Chapter of the Ohio Eastern Star and the Ladies Auxiliary of Racine Post #602, American Legion.
Surviving are daughters, Meream (Robert) Smith Walters, Marietta and Juanita Smith Lannigan, Marietta; son, Roy Ralph Smith, II, Marietta; four grandchildren, Ryan Dean Walters, Cincinnati, Ohio, Rhett Darean Walters, Barlow, Ohio, Robert Damon Walters, Marietta and Leona Nicole Smith, Parker, Colorado; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Billy Joe Spencer, Racine.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Ralph Smith on January 29, 1961; three brothers, Jim Spencer, Larry Spencer and Charles “Punk” Spencer; one sister, Annamae Spencer Graham; grandson, Shannon Finn Lannigan; and a great-granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2012, in the chapel of the Letart Falls Cemetery. Officiating will be Pastor Don Walker. Interment will follow. Friends may call from 5 - 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com.