Carol Mae Smith, age 80, of Urbana, OH, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 in her residence. Born on July 22, 1940 in Marion, Ohio, Carol was a daughter of the late Charles and Marcella (Schrader) Kirkpatrick. She married Gordon Smith on March 5, 1960 and he survives in Urbana. Together they raised three children, Karen (Tim) Persinger, Melinda (Rick) Bovey and Dean (Molly) Smith all of St. Paris. Carol is also survived by six grandchildren; Matt (Gini) Persinger, Dan (Christine) Persinger, Cole (Chelsea) Bovey, Darin Bovey, Carol Bovey and Kerri (Larry) Fedor and six great grandchildren; Harrison, Eloise, Mya, Hanna, Chloe and Cael. A brother, Richard (Karen) Kirkpatrick, two sisters, Evelyn Beard and Alice Jean (Don) Cordrey also survive her. In addition to her parents, two brothers, Pearl & Marvin Kirkpatrick, brother-in-law, Leon Beard and grandson Stephen Persinger preceded her in death. Carol graduated in 1958 from Rushylvania High School. She was a homemaker and farmers wife. Carol was a member of the St. Paris First Church of God where she was a Sunday School Teacher and a member of WCG. She was also a member of both the Champaign County and Logan County Farm Bureau. She served as past president of the Champaign County Homemakers. Graveside Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 1:00 p.m in the Terre Haute Cemetery, St. Rt. 55, Urbana, Ohio 43078 with Mike Miller presiding. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Church of God Building Fund, PO Box 543, St. Paris, Ohio 43072 or to Vitas Hospice, 3055 Kettering Blvd, Suite 320, Moraine, Ohio 45439. Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, Ohio is serving the family. Condolences may be made at www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
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