Violet M. Smith, age 91, of Zanesville, passed away September 6, 2013, at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born December 3, 1921 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Lafette and Francis (McKley) Gassaway.
She is survived by 4 sons, Nelson Smith, Gary (Barbara) Smith, David E. (Carol) Smith and Mike (Jackie) Smith; 3 daughters, Gladys Willey, Pamela Johnson and Yvonne (Terry) Worden; brothers, Franklin Gassaway; sisters, Dorothy Branfass, Delorse Webb and Ella (Kenneth) Caudill; 22 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Nelson J. Smith; daughter, Norma Webb; brother, Lafette Gassaway JR. and sisters, Betty Smith.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. till the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 W. MILITARY RD., ZANESVILLE. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park. To send a note of condolence visit www.snoufferfuneralhome.com, find us on Facebook, or call our caring staff at 450-8000.