Frankford – Ellis Lee Smith, 80, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at the Peyton Hospice House.
Born Nov. 25, 1937, at Wellington, OH, he was the son of the late Clarence Lee and Mable Rosie McLaughlin Smith.
Ellis had retired from ABB as a Machinist and was a farmer. He was a member of the Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Norma Royal Smith; sons, Wayne Smith (Mary) of Port Orange, FL and Lynne Smith (Brenda) of Lakeville, MN; daughter, Joyce Becker (Russell) of Frankford; grandchildren, Zack, Ryan, Ben, Sydni, Brett, Jessica and Samantha; great-grandchildren, Quinn, Manny and Michael and a step-great-grandson, Jet; sisters, Edna Chaney (Raymond) of Frametown, WV, Thelma Woods (Demil) of Mission, TX and Barbara Woods (Dencil) of Strange Creek, WV; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg, where Pastor Marshall Cochran and Pastor Mike Teubert officiated.
Burial was in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.
Visitation was at the funeral home before the service.
In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy can be made to Norma Smith, 1913 Anthony Road, Frankford, WV 24938 to help offset final expenses.
The online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net.