Anderson Funeral Home

1357 E. 2Nd St., Franklin, OH


Martha Lou Smith

October 29, 1937July 7, 2019

Martha Smith, age 81, of Carlisle, OH; died Sunday July 7, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Letcher County, KY on October 29, 1937 to William Mahoe and Zerta M. Collier. Martha was formerly employed with Carlisle Schools for over 40 years. Martha was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Berlin Smith Jr., a son Michael Smith, 5 siblings, Vivian Cook, Leonard Collier, Pionus Collier, Bill Collier Jr. and Carol Profitt. She is survived by 2 children, Sherrie Watkins and Rev. Bobby (Sheri) Smith; 5 grandchildren, Kyle, Mike, Joshuah, Jacob, and Jessie; 5 great grandchildren, Nadia, Zoey, Evangeline Leigh Smith, Talulah Rue Smith, Gemma Darling Smith; 3 brothers, Pete (Sis) Collier and Gene (Joyce) Collier. Funeral Services are Tuesday July 9, 2019 at 11am at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. 2nd St Franklin, OH with Rev Dave Bowling and Rev. Bobby Smith officiating. Burial will be in Springboro Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9am to 11am at the funeral home.


  • William Mahoe Collier, Father
  • Zerta M. Collier, Mother
  • Berlin Smith, Husband
  • Sherrie Watkins, Daughter
  • Rev. Bobby Smith, Son
  • Michael Smith, Son
  • Vivian Cook, Sister
  • Pionus Collier, Brother
  • Carol Profitt, Sister
  • Leonard Collier, Brother
  • Pete Collier, Brother
  • Gene Collier, Brother


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • Funeral Ceremony Tuesday, July 9, 2019


Martha Lou Smith

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Michael Chiappone

July 8, 2019

I felt like I knew your mom Pastor Bobby, through you. She receied my letter and card with such kindness, especially since she didnt know me. I know you and the family will miss her. Praise the Lord for her relationship with Christ, that she now enjoys on a whole new level! God bless