Doris B. Smith

Doris B. Smith, 100, passed away at the Mennonite Home on August 29, 2017. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Charles and Inez Bassler and the beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Smith. She is survived by her daughters, Linda Walton and Jean Nelson, son-in-law Warren Nelson, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Bassler and her son-in-law, Thomas Walton. A private service will be held by family members in celebration of her life.

Condolence Messages

  1. David & Cathy Walton :

    Linda and Jean, sincere and heartfelt condolences from Cathy and me. Your mother lived a long and fruitful life. I have fond memories as a young man going with my parents for visits to your home in School Lane Hills. I will forever have fond memories of your mother. She was always warm and gracious.

    Best wishes,
    David and Cathy Walton

  2. Mary Beth & Bill Difley :

    Linda, Jean & family, No matter the age, it is always difficult to lose your Mom and grandmother. May your family time of celebrating Doris’ life be filled with sharing many happy memories. Our sympathy to all.
    Mary Beth & Bill

  3. Carol Peacock :

    Doris’s Relatives and Friends,
    Our friendship started eight years ago when I entered the Mennonite Home and became Doris’s roommate.
    We went to a few activities together, including the monthly Birthday Party. Weeknights we watched “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy;’ Saturday was “Lawrence Welk” night.
    Oh, who couldn’t love a cute “little old lady” (her phrase) named Doris Smith!
    With sympathy and best wishes,
    Miriam Latshaw (submitted by her sister)

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