Estella A. “Ella” (Lockhart) Smith, 76, Evansville, died Wednesday, April 14, at Solarbron
She was born Aug. 10, 1933, in Lawrence County, Ill., daughter of William Beecher and Cora B. (Seitzinger) Lockhart. She was married to Don A. Smith, who
passed away in 1996.
She worked at People's National Bank in Lawrenceville, Ill., and at Potter and Brumfield in Princeton as a secretary, at Western Southern Insurance and for Princeton and Evansville newspapers. She was a former member of MayChapelChurch.
Survivors are Donna Jean Smith of Evansville and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in
death by her husband Don, brothers and sisters Jewel Horan, Vera Mabel
Lockhart, Gladys Neighbors, Dorothy Jacobs, Harriet Lockhart, Mary Kathryn Bentson, William Lockhart Jr., Percy Lockhart and Verna
The funeral is at Saturday at MayChapelChurch in Lawrenceville, with burial to follow at the church cemetery.
Visitation is also Saturday from until the hour of service.