Jennifer A. Lyons Smith, 63, of Ashville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Riverside Methodist Hospital.
She was born July 24, 1953, to the late Dan and Anna Frances Lyons.
Jennifer was preceded in death by her sister, Becky Lyons Hagan. She is a 1971 graduate of Paul G Blazer High School in Ashland. Jennifer worked for more than 30 years at Palmetto GBA, formerly Nationwide, in insurance claims. She was an avid University of Kentucky fan and enjoyed sports cars, including Camaros and Corvettes.
She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Paul Reed Smith; two children, Dana Warnock (Kelly Ovington) of Athens, Ohio and Brent (Jessica) Warnock of Galloway, Ohio; a sister, Debby Lyons Moore of Bellefonte; a sister-in-law, Kathy Hoeffer (Robert Tornow) of Canal Winchester, Ohio; a brother-in-law, Phillip Scott Smith of Ponce de Leon, Fla.; his father-in-law, Paul (Carol) Smith of Daphne, Ala.; and many nieces, and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St., Ashville, Ohio
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134 or at copdfoundation.org; midohiofoodbank.org; or American Lung Association at lung.org.
Published on  March 11, 2017