COSHOCTON -- Mona Jean Smith, 70, of Newcomerstown, passed away at Riverside Manor on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.

She was born in Coshocton on Jan. 9, 1943, the daughter of the late Harold E. and Helen (Rehard) Elliott.

Jeannie was a 1961 graduate of Newcomerstown High School.

On Aug. 20, 1961, she married Clay L. Smith Sr., who preceded her in death on April 8, 2013.

Jeannie loved to read The Bible and attended church at Revival Barn, and The Full Gospel Temple.

She was an avid reader, enjoyed to crochet, and was a seamstress, but most of all Jeannie loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Jeannie is survived by her four children, Catherine C. (Raymond) Meek of Coshocton, Connie A. (James) Nicolozakes of Cambridge, Clay L. Smith Jr. of Newcomerstown, and Jessica R. (Scott) Stowers of Newcomerstown; 11 grandchildren, Aaron L. (Maria) Taylor, Brittany R. Meek, Courtney L. Meek, Hannah E. (Michael) Moore, Elena C. Nicolozakes, Demi C. Nicolozakes, Travis L. Smith, Kezdynn M. Stowers, Koehlar B. Stowers, Kahnnor R. Stowers, and Krandon J. Stowers; three great-grandchildren, Jordan T. Murray, Devon R. Taylor, and Emma L. Hepner; one brother, David L. (Debbie) Elliott of Newcomerstown; one sister, Mary (Lewis) Craigo of West Lafayette; one brother-in-law, James Hagan; and her beloved cat, Charlie.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jeannie was preceded in death by one sister, Candice K. Hagan.

Funeral services were Oct. 26, 2013, in the Given-Dawson Funeral Home, Coshocton.

Burial followed in the Coshocton County Memory Gardens.

An online memorial can be viewed at