Ermal I. Smith

Ermal I. Smith, 82, of Ravenna, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Ermal was born March 11, 1932 in Rosedale, West Virginia to parents Oscar and Eva Dobbins. Mrs. Smith had worked at the Ravenna Arsenal and also at Longmeadow Care Center before retiring. Ermal liked quilting and sewing and loved "pickin" bluegrass with her kids. She enjoyed camping, gardening and canning and loved good conversation with her family and friends. Ermal also enjoyed time spent as a member of the Ravenna Eagles.

Ermal is survived by her children: Kenneth L. (Irene) Bragg, Karla (Mark Dennis) Mohler and Kevin (Debbie Durham) Bragg. She also leaves her grandchildren: Karrie Blewitt, Brian Kropp, Brandon (Devin) Kropp, Brian (Rachel) Mohler, Nathan Konzen, Sierra Bragg, Jeremiah Bragg and Butch Smith. Surviving also are her 7 great-grandchildren, her sister Rachel (Bruce) Summers and many loving nieces and nephews.

Ermal was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband James K. Bragg, second husband Oras H. Smith, four brothers and one sister.

Friends will be received on Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, where funeral services will be held on Monday, August 25th at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.

(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 8-22-14)

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