Beatrice Anna Smith

Mrs. Smith

Beatrice Anna Smith, 89, formerly of Attica-Bloomville area, passed Monday, March 12, 2018, at Parkside Village, Westerville.

She was born March 30, 1928, in Tiffin, to Lee and Sarah (Smith) Frankenfield.

A devoted and loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by her daughter, Diane (Richard) Bitting of Cincinnati; two sons, Rick (Sheri) Smith and Randy (Cindy) Smith, both of Westerville; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William E. Smith in 1995; a brother, Warren Frankenfield; and a sister, Eleanor Fry.

Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Attica High School and an accountant at Hazelback’s Plumbing and Heating in Bellevue. She also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and New Albany Methodist Church, where she played piano for the Adena program, as well as when she lived in the area she played organ at Attica United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Smith enjoyed riding her bike, worked on the farm with her husband driving tractor, grew a large farm garden as well as canned vegetables and froze foods from her garden. Being the great cook she was, she produced a cookbook of her recipes along with other family members.

Friends may call 11 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 15, 2018, with her funeral beginning at noon at Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Services, 295 W. Tiffin St., Attica, with the Rev. Ron Spyker officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bloomville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parkside Village through the funeral home.

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