obit art 8Emogene Smith Carothers, passed from this life on August 23 at her residence. Emogene is survived by her daughters, Martella (Herbert) Short, Chester, OH, Rebecca Avino, West Seneca, NY; step-children, Cindy Thomas, Dillonvale, OH, David Carothers, Cadiz, OH, Rick Carothers, Adena, OH and Shanda Friedel; sister-in-law, Carol (Andie) Westfall, Edna (John) Croven, Dorothy Dhams and brother-in-law Donald Carothers; 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Frank F. Smith Jr., and David J. Carothers; Sons, Franklin, Robert, and Dale Smith; daughter, Marsha Jeffery; sister, Dorothy Steel; brothers, Landon Phillips, Fred and Rick Berryman.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Johnson Romito Funeral Home in Twinsburg, Ohio. Burial will follow at the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held two hours prior to the funeral service. Local arrangements were handled by the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. An online registry is available at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Homes, Pomeroy and Middleport, Ohio.