Gilliland Howe Funeral Home

110 East North Street, Greensburg, IN


Anne Lee Smith

September 10, 1919December 6, 2019

Anne Cooper Smith, 100 of Clarksburg passed away on December 6, 2019 at Aspen Place under the care of Our Hospice of Decatur County. Born September 10, 1919 in Decatur County to Bert J. Cooper and Ossie (Kimerly) Cooper. She married William A. Smith March 1, 1979. He preceded her in death on August 27, 2016. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother William M. Cooper of Clarksburg, one sister Mary Ellen Stevens of Cincinnati. Survivors include 3 nieces, Roberta Cooper (John) Speer, Rodella Cooper (Jeff) Speer and Jane Stevens (Laird) Simons of Kansas City, MO. Anne graduated in 1937 from Clarksburg High School. Also a graduate of Indiana Business School in Indianapolis. She was Post Master of the Clarksburg Post Office for 35 years, a member of the Eden OES and a member of the Sandusky Methodist Church. A private memorial service will be held at the Clarksburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Clarksburg Fire Department P.O. Box 308 Clarksburg, Indiana 47225


  • Bert J. Cooper, Father (deceased)
  • Ossie (Kimerly) Cooper, Mother (deceased)
  • William A. Smith, Husband (deceased)
  • William M. Cooper, Brother (deceased)
  • Mary Ellen Stevens, Sister (deceased)
  • Roberta Cooper (John) Speer, Niece
  • Rodella Cooper (Jeff) Speer, Niece
  • Jane Stevens (Laird) Simons, Niece

  • Clarksburg Fire Department


  • Passed Away Friday, December 6, 2019


Anne Lee Smith

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Brian Spencer

December 10, 2019

I knew Anny all of my life, she calmed me when I went to the post office to sign up for selective service, she was the matriarch of a great family! She will be greatly missed!