Mary Ellen Henrie Smith, 80, passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at The Arbors of Marietta.
She was born on March 20, 1933 in Wood County, W.Va., a daughter of the late James and Violet Bayles Henrie.
Mary was a homemaker, a great cook and housekeeper. She loved watching birds and growing flowers. Mary is survived by her children, Diane Schiller, Cheryl Tice, Christine Slider (Eddie) Cranfield, Hollie, Roger and Pat Slider and Andrew Smith; 22 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and five sisters. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Hollie Slider and three sons, Delbert, Cleo and Mark Slider; and two sisters and seven brothers.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, with interment following in Riverview Cemetery in Williamstown. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday after 11 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com