Doris Smith – The Lewis County Herald

Doris Smith

Doris Truitt Smith, 95, of Vanceburg, handed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021, on the Vanceburg Rehabilitation and Care Heart. His household is by his facet.

Doris was born in Garrison on July 14, 1925, a daughter of the late Thomas S. and Nellie McCleese Truitt.

She graduated in 1943 from Lewis County Excessive College the place she was a cheerleader and member of the Glee Membership. He attended the College of Kentucky Faculty in Ashland the place he earned an affiliate’s diploma. Doris additionally labored for the rationing board throughout World Struggle II. His spouse, Dr. Karl H. Smith, owned and operated New Boston (Ohio) Pharmacy from 1950-1956.

Doris and Karl have been married in 1944 whereas she was attending medical college. Collectively they started her personal observe at Olive Hill in 1961 the place Doris labored as an workplace bookkeeper. He has been a member of the Olive Hill Backyard Membership for a few years. Doris additionally served as president of the Olive Hill Band Boosters from 1970-1972. He was two members of the Order of Jap Star in Olive Hill and Vanceburg. He additionally labored for the VISTA Group in Morehead for a few years. She was previous president of Lewis County homemakers and was a member of the First Baptist Church Woman’s Group in Vanceburg the place she participated in numerous group occasions.

Left to cherish Doris’s recollections is a daughter, Libby Smith of the Garrison; a sister, Phyllis (Ernie) Coburn of Versailles; and a brother, James (Sally) Truitt of Versailles. Many nieces and nephews will survive who may even mourn his passing.

Along with her dad and mom, she was preceded in demise by her husband, Dr. Karl H. Smith, on August 30, 2008.

Providers shall be at 1:00 pm Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Gaydos Funeral House in Vanceburg with Dr. Howard Wilson in cost. Burial will observe at Sundown Cemetery in Quincy.

The go to is from 11:00 a.m. till service hours Saturday at Gaydos Funeral House.

In change for flowers, souvenirs have been proposed at Shriners Youngsters Hospital, 110 Conn Terrace, Lexington, KY 40508.

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