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Ernest W. Smith

Ernest W. Smith, 85, English, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at 7:45 a.m. at his home.
Born Jan. 26, 1928, in West Fork, he was the son of the late Henry and Minnie Redden Smith.
He was a retired field supervisor for Kerrmgee Railroad.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Nellie Hammock and Dorothy Qualters, and two brothers, Fred and Jimmy Smith.
Survivors include his wife, the former Pearl Cunningham; five daughters, Brenda Montgomery of Taswell, Debbie Kempf of Kyana, Sharlene Ward of Mifflin, Kathy Knies of St. Anthony and Sherry Leisman of Birdseye; three sons, Danny Smith of West Ford and Mike and Allen Smith, both of English; two brothers, Lewis Smith of Frankfort and Bill Smith of Lafayette; a sister, Mary Sarles of Curby; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service: At a later date. Cremation was chosen.
Arrangements: McAdams Mortuary in Paoli.