Eria Smith Pack of Lavalette
Eria Smith Pack, 97, of Lavalette went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 13, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2012 at the Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne with Elders Tommy Damron, Glen Kiah Williamson and Roger Maynard officiating. Burial followed at the Sally Smith Cemetery, Dunlow, WV. She was born on May 17, 1914 to the late Billie Smith and Peggy (Ray) Smith Damron. Eria was a homemaker and was a member of the Philadelphia United Baptist Church in Lavalette, WV. She enjoyed quilting and gardening. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Wayne Franklin Pack, son William Lafe Pack, two infants Paul Joseph Pack and Mollie Jean Pack, one infant grandson and 10 siblings. Survivors include her children Loreta Wallace (Limuel) of Wayne, WV; Merrill Pack (Fay) of Spencer, Ohio; Lola Finnell (John deceased) of Brunswick, Ohio; Deloris Robertson of Rittman, Ohio; Bruce Pack (Judy) of Ceredo, WV; Peggy Wallace (Aley deceased) of Marshallville, Ohio; Bonnie Sue Brown of Huntington, WV; Janice Riley (Danny) of South Point, Ohio; Brenda Maynard (Lee) of Crown City, Ohio; Marvin Pack (Shelley) of Sterling, Ohio; Wayne Douglas Pack (Marti) of Kitts Hill, Ohio; Richard Pack (Darla) of Barboursville, WV; Vera Wynema Stiltner (Doug) of Wayne, WV and daughter-in-law Marlene Pack Thompson of Wayne, WV. She is also survived by eight siblings: Sam Damron, Ida Napier, Mollie Maynard, Opal Pope, Orville Damron, Darrell Damron, Wilmer Damron and Tommy Damron; 39 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren and 25 great great grandchildren. She also leaves behind her dear friends John and Virginia Phipps of Marshallville, Ohio. Friends called from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012 at the Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne.