Emmeritt (Massey) Smith

By Orleans Hub Posted 30 September 2019 at 2:19 pm

Emmeritt (Massey) Smith, 72, of Medina, died unexpectedly Sept. 27, 2019 at her home. She was born April 18, 1947 in Clayton, Ala., a daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Cowart) Griffin, and she had lived in this area since 1976.

Emmeritt retired from Medina Memorial Hospital in 2008. She enjoyed fishing, cooking, garage sales, and her dogs, Taz, Molly, Lu Lu and Lady; but, most importantly, she loved having fun.

She was predeceased by her first husband, General Massey; her second husband, Clayborn Smith; sisters, Corine Griffin, Virginia Griffin, Polly Griffin and Georgia Fenn; and her brothers, Fred Griffin and Charlie Griffin.

She is survived by her sisters, Ruth Freeman, Queen Stevens, Minnie Holt, Lillian Young and Barbara (Billy) Witherspoon; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no calling hours. Her Celebration of Life Service will be held Fri., Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion.

Memorials may be made to an animal shelter of your choice.

To share a special memory of Emmeritt, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.