Gail Joy (Miller) Smith, 59, a lifelong resident of Burton, went home to be with her Savior on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at home with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on July 14, 1960, Gail was a graduate of Berkshire High School and married Frank Smith on July 25, 1992. They owned and operated Newbury Tire for 25 years. She was a sports enthusiast with a true love for the Cleveland Indians and The Ohio State Buckeyes. She loved decorating and repurposing furniture. Gail lived for spending time with her family and friends. She will be truly missed.
Gail is survived by her beloved husband Frank Smith of 27 years, her sisters and brothers, Elizabeth (David) Brazofsky, Ervin (Cheryl) Miller, Ida Mae Miller, Rhoda Blough, Mark (Karen) Miller, Lois (David) Tiber, Loren (MaryAnn) Miller, and Sharon (James) Horvath, 29 nieces and nephews, and many grand nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Mahlon and Sara (Yoder) Miller, her brother in law Ronald Blough, and sister in law Lugene Breedlove.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm Monday, February 17, 2020 at Maple View Church, 14890 Burton Windsor Rd. Burton, Ohio 44021.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Maple View Church. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Joseph’s Warehouse at Maple View Church, or Seidman Cancer Center located at Geauga Medical Center, 13207 Ravenna Rd. Chardon, Ohio 44024. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.slyffh.com.
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