Dessie Smith, age 89, of Brookville, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on March 18, 1924 to Roscoe and Margaret Hunter. Dessie married John Smith on December 28, 1944 in Burning Springs, Kentucky and he preceded her in death on August 10, 2002. She was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife, working the farm side-by-side with her husband. Dessie enjoyed flowers and had them planted all over her farm. She was a hard worker, a good wife, a loving mother and a devout Christian. Dessie also loved gardening, soap operas, romance novels, and taking walks.
Left to honor Dessie’s memory is son, Gary Smith of Batesville, daughters, Pamela S. Rose of Houston, TX, and Lisa Gail Smith of Brookville; 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; and sister Mary Robbins of Hamilton, OH. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Larry Lee Smith and sister, Audrey Ward.
Visitation for friends and family will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2013 at Cook Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville. The service, officiated by Pastor Freddie Helton of Everton Southern Baptist Church is at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Everton Community Cemetery.
Personal condolences can be left for the family at www.cookfuneral.com