CROMWELL — Eligie Mae Daugherty Smith, 92, passed from this life on Sept. 2, 2021, at her home in Cromwell. She was born in Butler County on Nov. 14, 1928, to the late Aarison and Delia Lindsey Daugherty. She was a Christian and the oldest active member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Baizetown. She was a gentle, sweet, caring and special lady. She enjoyed visits from her family, holding all the new babies, gardening, trying new recipes and her frequent cup of coffee. She always had something prepared when anyone visited.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence, in 1997; her sisters, Ruthie and Emma Grace; and her brothers, Delbert, Imon and Lanie Daugherty.
Those left behind to cherish her memory include her children, Brenda (Larry)
Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at William L. Danks Funeral Home, with Rev. Gerald Geary officiating. Burial was in Smith Cemetery in Baizetown, at the homeplace where she raised her children.
A special thank you to Hospice of Ohio County, Jennifer and Michelle for the special care of her. She will be missed by so many. May she rest in peace.
Online condolences may be left for the family of Eligie Mae Daugherty Smith by visiting her memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.