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Melvina L. (Day) Smith, 81, Martinsville

Melvina L. (Day) Smith, 81, passed away Sunday morning, July 7, 2013, at Grandview Health & Rehabilitation Center in Martinsville. She was a resident of Martinsville and a former resident of Corydon.
Melvina was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Seymour to Luther V. and Helen (Blankenship) Day. She married William H. Smith April 18, 1952, in Sandborn. He preceded her in death May 14, 1986, after 34 loving years of marriage.
Melvina was a dedicated mother, grandmother and wife who enjoyed flower gardening; reading Harlequin romance novels; watching old western movies; cooking and baking; and traveling with her husband, who was an over-the-road driver. Melvina was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Croix.
She is survived by two daughters, Jeanette Lindsey of Hodgenville, Ky., and Tammy Costin of Salem; and three sons, Anthony (Melanie) Smith of Martinsville, William (Kim) Smith of California and James Edward Smith of Stuttgart, Alaska. Melvina will be remembered by her brother, Lowell Keith “Sunny” Day of Hardinsburg; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Smith; two sisters, Margaret Rose Day and Mary Rolen; two brothers, Marvin C. and Luther V. Day Jr.; and a grandson, Matthew R. Smith.
The Rev. Mike Day will conduct a funeral service at 3 p.m. Monday, July 15 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 2 p.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the Smith family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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    WRAPS meetings
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  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
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  • December 19
    Bingo
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  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
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    Live hip hop music at dance barn
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  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
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  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
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  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
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  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
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    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
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    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
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  • December 23
    Euchre
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    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
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    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
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  • December 25
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  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
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    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West