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Elva Smith Obituary

Elva P. Smith
Elva P. Smith

February 19, 2011
Resided in Knoxville, TN

Obituary

Smith, Elva Perrin – passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 19th as the beautiful evening sun went down, just 12 days before her 97th birthday, March 3. She was welcomed by her heavenly Father, as she stepped into her heavenly home. This was a much deserved rest ending the old and beginning a new eternal life. A faithful member of Glenwood Baptist Church and former member of Lincoln Park Baptist Church. She became a Christian at age 17. she worked at S.H. George and Sons and Watsons. Later she became a teacher's assistant in the reading program with Knox County Schools for 14 years. She became known for creating math and reading games. She was a loving, caring, and generous person, and was a Gibbs High School graduate.

Preceded in death by husband, Charles E.; parents, Earl and Axie Perrin; brother Kyle (Aileen); brother, Bruce (Fern); sister, Ruth, long time friend, Esther Duty.

Survived by: son, Earl Smith (Teresa); sister, Joann Perrin Wade (Leroy); loving nieces and nephews; special cousins, Charles and Jerry Stennette, Seymour; wonderful neighbors and friends; special friends, Katherine Pennington and Pearl Lemaster.

Thanks to Opal Seymour for doing her beautiful hair and Becky Breeding and Pat Neuner for keeping her house. Appreciation to Dr. David Wooten and nurse Donna for their loving care.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 12:00 noon at Stevens Chapel with Dr. Tom Lee and Rev. Dennis Blazier officiating, interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Glenwood Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Monday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.

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Visitation
Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Ave
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Monday, February 21, 2011
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Ave
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
12:00 PM
Cemetery
Greenwood Cemetery
3500 Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, TN US 37918
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

 

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