In memory of
Eva Hoover Smith
In memory of
Eva Hoover Smith
Eva Hoover Smith, 98 Muncie - Eva Hoover Smith, 98, went home to be with the Lord Friday evening, October 14, 2016, at Bethel Pointe. She was born on February 20, 1918 in Jamestown, TN the daughter of Joe and Laura (Jackson) Hoover and moved to Muncie in the late 1940's. Mrs. Smith was employed at Ball Memorial Hospital for twenty years prior to her retirement. She was a member of Mt. Olive Free Will Baptist Church. Eva will always be remembered for her hospitality and her home cooked meals. She had a love for people that only God could give (1 Cor. 13:13 faith, hope, and love...but the greatest of these is love) and will be missed by so many. Eva also enjoyed quilting, gardening, and canning. Surviving are four children, Flonnie Atkinson, David Smith (Dixie), Betty Ketchem, and Judy Tuttle (Steve); eighteen grandchildren, Edward Atkinson (Jane), Kathy Kincaid (Dave), Michael Bush (Linda), Mark Bush, Carmen Martin (Bob), Carla Gray (Charles), Carlis "Pete" Smith, Dixanna Morgan, Karri Porter (Randy), Bill Smith, Sharie Bennett (DeWayne), Randall Gates, Stew Kerr (Sherri), Staci Nash, David Kerr, Kelly Tuttle (Sue), Steve Tuttle, Jr. (Lisa), and Lee Tuttle (Karen); thirty-seven great-grandchildren; thirty-two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Oscar; three children, Carl Smith, Carlis Smith, and Marie Bush; four brothers, Lonzo, Arnold, Onley, and Ezra Hoover; and six sisters, Bonnie Smith, Edna Stewart, Lenna Bertram, Edith Wright, Ines Wright, and Nettie Spirling. Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel, with Pastor James O. McCowan officiating. Burial will be at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Some people have a wonderful way of putting others at ease…they say and do the little things that will comfort and please. They have a special kind of warmth and they are quick to understand. They lend a helping hand and make this world a better place…a happier place by far, because there are people as marvelous as our mother. He that dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God, and God in him. John 4:16 Memorials may be directed to the Dementia Unit at Bethel Pointe, 3400 W. Community Dr. Muncie, IN 47304 Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com ... Show More
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