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Date published: 4/7/2014

Ernestine Y. Smith

Ernestine Y. Smith, 82, of Locust Grove passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at her home.

Mrs. Smith was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, and she enjoyed singing in the choir. She had served as a financial secretary. Mrs. Smith enjoyed spending time with her family and her beloved grandchildren. She raised chickens and loved watching birds in her yard and her pets.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Ted Smith; children Georgiann Thompson (Fred), Katherine Quann (David), Holly Hydorn (Kevin), Randolph F. Yates (Linda), Phillip Smith (Cindy) and Ronald Smith (Julie); sister Urmgart Bernhardt; twelve grandchildren; two nieces; and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harvey F. Yates; and a daughter, Heiderose Pope.

A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5120 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22408; or to the American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.

--Proverbs 31