Elsie was born in Cochran, Georgia and was the daughter of the late William Edward Dye and Ida Crump Dye.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ellis Alfred Smith and daughter Elise Elaine Smith, five sisters and four brothers. Survivors include her daughter Sandra Stinson and sons and daughters-in-law Danny and Jodi Smith, Gary and Carolyn Smith.
Grandchildren Chris (Jodi) Holcomb, Randy (Ava) Holcomb and Dana (Nathan) Adkerson, Taylor Smith, several great and great-great grandchildren. Elsie was a member of Carver Road Baptist Church and was involved in the Wednesday night meal preparations, she was a devout Christian, loved God and singing in the choir.
She loved fishing, gardening and cooking meals for anybody that came to her house hungry. Elsie will be greatly missed by her family.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to be made to the American Cancer Society.
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