Rhema Irean Hill, 96, of Sabina, Ohio (formerly of Wilmington, Ohio) died 11:31 AM, Friday, July 20, 2012 at Autumn Years Nursing Center. Her husband, Eugene Smith, preceded her in death. She was born June 4, 1916 in Eaton, Ohio, daughter of the late Alex and Chloe Helton Fudge.
She was a retired nurse’s aide and had also worked for the Wilmington News Journal. She had been active in the Wilmington Senior Citizens.
She is survived by a son, Richard (Linda) Smith of Dayton, Ohio; a daughter, Donna (Richard) Morgan of Milford, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, a son, Robert Ray Smith, a daughter, Sonya Galliett, three brothers, Ralph Fudge, Chester Fudge, and Herbert Fudge, and a sister, Treva Black, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, July 23, 2012 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Friends may call from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon, Monday, July 23, 2012 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM, Monday, July 23, 2012 at the Fairview Cemetery, West Alexandria, Ohio.