Maggie Jewell Smith
                             July 14, 1941 -- August 31, 2014

Maggie Jewell Smith, 73, of Bath, OH, formerly of Elkhart died on
Sunday, August 31, 2014. She was born on July 14, 1941, in Ranger,
WV, to George Freeman Noe and Tennessee Bryant. Surviving is a
daughter, Tiffany L. (Gregory J.) Mata of OH; three Grandchildren,
Nicholas Mata, Alexander Mata, Alena Mata; four sisters, Emma Mae
Dean, Dicie Elizabeth Fulks, Donzel Ruth Fulks and Dianna Jean
Blank; a brother
, Absolum Blackburn Bryant; numerous nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W.
Smith, both parents, four brothers, Hallie Richard Bryant, Wade
Paterson Noe, George Freeman Noe. She moved to the Cleveland,
Ohio area in the late 1950's after losing both parents within a few
months. Maggie became a homemaker who ran a spotless household
for many years before working for and retiring from PCC Airfoils
where she made ceramic cores for jet engines. Her favorite past time
was anything that had to do with children. She was known as
Grandma Maggie to her own grandchildren as well as to every child
she met. She loved to dance and could clog with the best of them!
She was known for always being dressed to the nines and always
wearing heels. Maggie loved hot weather and bright sun shine. She
loved people and never met a stranger. Maggie loved The Lord with
all her heart and proved it every day by being the first to help and the
last to judge. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm followed by a
funeral service at 1:00 on Thursday September 4, at Miller-Stewart
Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Services will be
conducted by Pastor David Boys. Burial will be in Scott Cemetery,
Shipshewana. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be
made in Maggie's honor to any children's hospital or children's
organization.  


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I am so sorry for your loss.
Maggy was such a special person. She had a good heart , and a
special way of looking at life.
she will be missed
From:  Joyce Mann
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