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Edna L. Hargrove

• Oct 29, 2015 at 11:35 AM

May 17, 1925 - July 2, 2007

WILLARD - Edna L. Hargrove, 82, of Willard, died Monday at the Willard Healthcare Center.

She was born May 17, 1925 in Willard, daughter of the late Christopher and Sadie (Johnson) Smith and had been a resident of Willard most of her life. She is a member of the First Baptist Church in Willard, where she was a Sunday school teacher and a mother of the church.

She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Bradford and Vonna Smith of Mansfield, and Greg and Kim Hargrove of Willard; a daughter, Lolita Harris of Willard; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Robert Harris of Willard; sisters, Ida Rose Smith of Cleveland, Maxine Thompson of Willard, Sadie Hayes of Cleveland, Mary Davis of Atlanta, Martha Smith of Cleveland, and Lillian Gregory of Plymouth, Ma.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Hargrove; and brothers, Harold, Willis, John, Lee, Chris, L.H. and J.C. Smith.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church on Elizabeth Street in Willard. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Secor Funeral Home in Willard with the Rev. Jeffrey Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Greewood Cemetery in Willard.

Memorial gifts may be sent to First Baptist Church.