2017-07-05 / Obituaries

Billie Pridemore Smith dies at 85

Funeral services for Billie Jean Pridemore Smith, 85, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, were held June 26 at the Union Freewill Baptist Church.

Born on Walters Branch in Isom to the late Hiram and Ella Caudill Pridemore, she was the widow of Virgil “Roy” Smith.

She was the mother of the late Roy K. Smith and an infant daughter, Christie.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the Union Freewill Baptist Church since 1976, and served as a deaconess.

She was a former schoolteacher and a stay-at-home mother.

Surviving are two grandsons, Zach Smith and wife Kristin, and Alex Smith; five brothers, Don Pridemore and wife Corene, Lee Pridemore and wife Wilma, Ford Pridemore and wife Katherine, Lenville Pridemore and wife Cathy, and Darrell Pridemore; and a sister, Elva Marshall and husband Bill.

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