Florence Smouse, 90, of Scottdale, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. She was born July 11, 1920 in East Huntingdon Township a daughter of the late Frank and Catherine Hagerman Hixson.
Mrs. Smouse was a loving homemaker caring for her family. She along with her late husband, J.D. Smouse operated the Smouse Farm in East Huntingdon Township for many years. She was also a member of the Pennsville Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving children, a son, Gary L. Smouse of Jefferson Hills; Claudia Smouse of Scottdale; and a grandson, Brian Smouse of Jefferson Hills.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Smouse; four sisters, Blanche Fretts, Grace Hough, Gladys Harmon, and Vera Ansell; and five brothers, Gilbert, Vernon, Roy, George and Boyd Hixson.Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 8 pm at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC. 303 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, (724-887-7110) where funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Rev. Robert H. Bixel and Rev. Dr. Terry V. Murray co-officiating. Interment will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, East Huntingdon Township. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Pennsville Baptist Church Missions or Wesley Chapel Church Missions.