Delores Elizabeth Smith Saturday, July 21, 1934 - Sunday, March 5, 2017

ZANESVILLE Delores Elizabeth Smith, 82, of Zanesville, went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville, Ohio. She was born to the late Mildred & Gabriel Brandfass July 21, 1934 in Zanesville, Ohio. Delores is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, McKinley "Mack" Smith, who she married on August 9, 1952. Also surviving are her son, Jeffery Smith; her daughter Nyla (David) Watton; five grandaughters Melinda Alic, Alisha (Shawn) Cooper, Anna Ball, Jessica (Jeff) Smith & Trisha Hartman; one grandson, Joseph (Monica) Ball; nine great grandchildren, Zachary, Emily, Carleigh, McKenzie, Elly, Liza, Wren, Addison & Thomas and her two beloved fur babies Tammy & Babycakes. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and close friends. She is preceded in death by her mother, father and two brothers, Pete Brandfass & Robert Brandfass. She was a resident of Zanesville, Ohio her entire life. She graduated from Lash High School in 1951. She was a devoted Christian and a lifelong member of the Central Trinity United Methodist Church. She served on many committees and was a member of the choir for 75 years. Family and friends were Delores' passion and delight. Delores loved to host and entertain. She enjoyed singing, cooking, sewing, playing cards, and gardening outdoors. She canned 100 quarts of tomatoes last year. She was an avid reader and enjoyed painting and crafts. She also loved to travel and camp with her husband and has visited the entire contiguous United States. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her & Mack over the years. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8PM, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 W. MILITARY RD., ZANESVILLE, OH. Services will be held at 11AM Friday, March 10, 2017 at Central Trinity United Methodist Church, 62 S. Seventh St., Zanesville, OH with Pastor Steve Judson officiating. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park. To send a note of condolence to the family go to, find us on Facebook or call our caring staff at 740.450.8000.

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From Martha in Vestal New York - Nyla, Jeff an Mack,  So sorry to hear about Sissy,  Angela an I enjoyed many loving family activities, church, an family dinners cooked by your Mother, lots of treasured memories of all of you, Angela and I both benefactors of your Moms kindness, love an laughfter in your home on Mussleman Drive, what cherished days we had , Your Mother was one of Gods gifts to all around her, she will be singing in the Choir in heaven,  she will be greeted with open arms of the Lord. as he I am sure is so pleased with how she lived her life, she gave, she enjoyed, and walked the path that God intended during her time,  Though she will be sadly missed she will get to enjoy the heavens and all the glory begifted to one so deserving . Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Sincerely with Love Martha Bond  and Family

Mack, Yubby, and Nyla,

Delores was a wonderful and loving person and will be greatly missed by all of us. My sincere condolences to your family.


Martha Holbein

Dee was a lovely, and loving lady, and will be sorely missed. Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers, as you go thru this time of sorrow. We have the assurance, though, that we will see her again in Heaven, and that, I hope, will comfort your family...sending love from Texas.

So very sorry to hear about the passing of your grandma! My thoughts and prayers are with you, Alisha, and your family!

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.