Martha C. (Earnhart) Smith

February 27, 1927 ~ February 10, 2021 (age 93)


Martha C Smith, 93, of Albion, passed away on February 10, 2021, at Orchard Pointe in Kendallville. 

Born in Pierceton, on February 27, 1927, to the late Arby and Mary (Doke) Earnhart.  She spent her formative years in Green Township, graduating from Albion High School.

Martha was married to Nelson Smith in Whitley County, in November of 1947.  He preceded her in death in the spring of 2003.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed raising her two sons.

She was a wonderful cook and made sure everyone was fed.

Martha is survived by a son, Kenny (Karen) Smith; her sister, Annamae Earnhart; three sisters-in-law, Mary Jane Earnhart, Bonnie Earnhart and Peg Earnhart; three grandchildren, Nelson (Joantha) Smith, Jason (Michelle) Smith and Jamie Smith; three step-grandchildren, Greg (Paul) Smith, Debbie (Mike) Smith and Steve (Dania) Smith; six great-grandchildren, Olivia, Alex, Anthony, Evan, Steve & Emersyn; five step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Don Smith; four brothers, Dean, Gene, James, and Frederic Earnhart.

At Martha's request there will be private family services.

Burial taking place at Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.

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Interment following funeral service
February 13, 2021

Eel River Cemetery
11022 Carroll Rd
Churubusco, IN 46723

Private Services

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206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723


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