Bertha "Bertie" Smith
February 1, 1929 – February 5, 2019
Bertha “Bertie” Smith, 90, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 1, 1929 in Marion, OH, a daughter to the late Earl Sr. and Aliex (Tharp) Dague. Bertie is survived by her children, Tania (Pat Gaskill) Priest, Tony and Toby Smith; grandchildren, Derrick, Darren and Dustin Priest; great-grandchildren, Brianne, Mallory, Macee, Brooklyn and Declan Priest; brother, Dick Dague and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur "Pete" Smith, son, Tim Smith and siblings, Jr. Dague, Tom Dague, Dorothy Hughes, Doris Peters, Wauhnetia Dague, Lalah Meeker and Bonnie Loomis. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the CROUSE-KAUBER-FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown, OH 43031. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Calvin Alexander officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd. SE, Newark, OH 43055, in Bertie’s memory.
- Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, February 9, 2019