In Memory

Bertha Wamsher (Smith) - Class Of 1948

Bertie Smith, 86, of Delphi, passed away on Dec. 19, 2017 at her residence. She was born in White County, Indiana on Nov. 2, 1931 to the late Mearl "Hap" and Edna (McGill) Wamsher. She attended Delphi Schools. She married Gerald Smith on Jan. 29, 1949 in Lebanon and he passed away in 1987.

Mrs. Smith retired in 1998 from Essex Wire in Flora where she had worked as a wire puller. She worked at Central Lab in West Lafayette as a score & brake operator. She had worked as a clerk for Mode-A-Day Dress Shop & I&W Fashion Center. She had also worked as a clerk for Wynkoop Holden Pharmacy.

She was a member of the Delphi Wesleyan Church.

She enjoyed playing cards and watching any and all basketball games.

She is survived by her daughter, Neta Danforth (Doug) of Monticello; son-in-law, Tom Soper of Delphi; 5 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.

She was also preceded by her daughter, Penny Soper and son-in-law, Roger Daniels.

A graveside service will be held at IOOF Memorial Gardens at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. Pastor Dan Fisher officiating.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Delphi Wesleyan Church at 501 N. Washington St., Delphi, IN 46923.


Published in the Journal & Courier on Dec. 21, 2017