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Velna A. Smith

April 28, 1930 March 7, 2014
Velna A. Smith
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Obituary for Velna A. Smith

Velna A. Smith, (nee Eldred), age 83, a longtime resident of Brighton, passed away on March 7, 2014.

Survived by Ralph, her beloved husband of 60 years, and their children, Joe (Beckey) Smith of Grayling, Sandi Smith of Ann Arbor, Dianna Smith of Brighton, Roxann (Tom Kurkowski) Smith of Ann Arbor, Ralph Wayne Smith of New Hudson; brother, Glen (Darlene) Eldred; many extended family members and dear friends.

Velna was preceded in death by her son, Ernest Joseph Walsh; brothers, Arthur, Robert, Carl and William Eldred. Her family was well known in the area as owners and operators of Eldred Bakery in Howell for over 30 years. Velna also worked for Kroger Grocery in Brighton for 21 years.

Visitation from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main St., Brighton, Saturday, March 15, 11 AM until time of service. Funeral Service at 1 PM.

Memorials encouraged to the Salvation Army or to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan.

For further information please contact Lynch & Sons, 810-229-2905.


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