April Lynn Smythe, 32, of Zanesville, was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 1, 2012. She was born December 7, 1979, in Columbus, the daughter of William A. and Brenda L. Hamilton Smythe of Dresden. April loved her family; she had many friends and she loved animals and tried to make homes for all of them. She was hoping to work at the animal shelter.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her three children, Brody, Anna, and Cameron; a brother Nick (Tiffany) Hamilton of Dresden; devoted sister Renee (Kyle) Thorn of New Concord; her maternal grandmother Connie Hamilton of Dresden; three nieces, Ava Hamilton of Dresden, and Cortney and Dakota Thorn of New Concord; four uncles, William (Jane) Hamilton of Dresden, Brent Hamilton of Zanesville, Roy Dean Smythe of Circleville, and Terry Smythe of Dresden; and cousins Austin and Shelby Hamilton of Dresden.
April was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Charles King; paternal grandmother Violet Smythe King; maternal grandfather William B. Hamilton; uncle Alvin Smythe; and cousin Ryan Hamilton.
There will be a private memorial service in her honor. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville.
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