Mildred Ruth "Millie" Smith, 73, of Strasburg, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Home in Quarryville, PA. Born and raised in Monett, MO, she was the daughter of the late M. Lawrence and Maggie (Bittick) Baker. A graduate of Monett High School and Southwest Baptist College she married her high school sweetheart, the late Jimmy "JD" Smith in 1956.
|Millie and JD moved to Oklahoma living in Midwest City and Enid. Millie was a stay at home mom before becoming an assistant to the director of the Financial Aid Department at Phillips University in Enid, OK for 13 years prior to her retirement in 1994. She served as the pianist and organist for many years at Willow Road Christian Church in Enid.||After retirement, Millie and JD moved to Strasburg, PA in 1999 to be near family. Millie was a great southern cook, an avid reader, loved to crochet, knit and sew. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Enid OK.|
Millie is survived by her daughters: Kim Smith, of Enid, OK; and Karen, wife of John Imhof, of Strasburg; four grandchildren: Gabe, Liz, Josh, and Lauren; and a brother: John Baker and wife, Barbara, of Neosho, MO.
|Come and Celebrate Millie's life at a Memorial Service on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 40 E. Main St. Strasburg, PA 17579 with Pastor Jeff Bender officiating.||In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-1125.|
Arrangements made with the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc 717-393-9661. To send the family an online condolence, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com.