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Effie Mardell Smith

February 20, 2020

Effie Mardell (Wilcox) Smith, age 92, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Gaymont Nursing Center.

She was born April 29, 1927 in Greenfield Township, OH and was a 1945 graduate of North Fairfield High School and was a life member of the United Methodist Church of North Fairfield.

She is survived by her children, Patsy (Carl) Gray of Norwalk and Debra (Wayne) Coffman of Norwalk; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; siblings, Virginia Coffman of Ashland and Fred Wilcox of Norwalk; son-in-law, Irvin Wunder of Norwalk; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Smith; parents, Lester and Blanche (Sage) Wilcox; son, Larry Smith; daughters, Linda Wunder and one in infancy; brothers, Ernst, Richard, Walter, Carl and Roger Wilcox; and raised by Fred and Frances Seidel.

Friends may call Monday February 24, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:30 A.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will follow at North Fairfield Cemetery.

The family would like to acknowledge and thank all the staff at Gaymont Nursing Center for their compassion. Memorial contributions may be sent to The United Methodist Church of North Fairfield, 105 W. Main Street, North Fairfield, OH 44855 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

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Effie Mardell (Wilcox) Smith, age 92, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Gaymont Nursing Center.

She was born April 29, 1927 in Greenfield Township, OH and was a 1945 graduate of North Fairfield High School and was a life member of the United Methodist Church of North Fairfield.

She is survived by her children, Patsy (Carl) Gray of Norwalk and Debra (Wayne) Coffman of Norwalk; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; siblings, Virginia Coffman of Ashland and Fred Wilcox of Norwalk; son-in-law, Irvin Wunder of Norwalk; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Smith; parents, Lester and Blanche (Sage) Wilcox; son, Larry Smith; daughters, Linda Wunder and one in infancy; brothers, Ernst, Richard, Walter, Carl and Roger Wilcox; and raised by Fred and Frances Seidel.

Friends may call Monday February 24, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:30 A.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will follow at North Fairfield Cemetery.

The family would like to acknowledge and thank all the staff at Gaymont Nursing Center for their compassion. Memorial contributions may be sent to The United Methodist Church of North Fairfield, 105 W. Main Street, North Fairfield, OH 44855 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

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Mary Chisholm Harmon

Willard, OH, USA
February 24, 2020

So sorry for the loss of your mother, sister and friend. She will be in your memories.