Blanche Helen (Wotring) Smith

Born: Fri., May 27, 1932
Died: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Oct. 08, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Mon., Oct. 08, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 09, 2018
Location: William Watters Memorial United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Oct. 09, 2018
Location: William Watters Memorial United Methodist Church

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On October 2, 2018, Blanche Helen Smith (Wotring) of Fallston, Md.  passed away peacefully at age 86.  She is survived by her children:  Darwin (Shirley) of Jarrettsville, Irene Cooper of Ellerbe, NC, Eugene (Carolyn) of Forest Hill, Ronald ( Ruth Ann) of Pylesville, Dorsey of Baltimore, Timothy (Seri) of Westminster, Sue Hayden (Mike) of Fallston.  Also survived by 20 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren whom she cherished.  She is survived by a sister, Dorothy Kesner of Keyser, W Va.  She was predeceased by her husband, Darl Kenneth, sons, Gary Lee, Denzil Norman, Nelson Everette, Daughter-in-Law, Cynthia Kay, Son-in-law, James (Buddy) Cooper, parents Charley Edison and Dora Snyder as well as 4 brothers and 3 sisters.  

Mrs. Smith has been a member of the William Watters Memorial United Methodist Church since 1965, where she had taught Sunday School, as well as Vacation Bible School, sung in the Church Choir, member of the UMW.  Helped orchestrate and carry out many church dinners, yard sales, as well as Hymn Sings.  Mrs. Smith spent her life as a loving wife, mother, friend, quilter, babysitter for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She enjoyed gardening and canning many items, such as green beans, tomatoes (made ketchup , stewed tomatoes, as well as tomato juice).  She also helped make homemade Apple Butter at Sunnyside Church, in Keyser W Va for many years.

Viewings will be held on Monday, October 8th from 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM and on Tuesday October 9th from 10-11 AM from the William Watters Memorial UMC, 1452 W. Jarrettsville Road, Jarrettsville, Md.  21084.  Service will be held Tuesday at the church at 11:00 AM.  Rev. Ken Fizer, Pastor Travis Knoll and Rev. Michael Hayden, Sr. will be officiating the service.  Interment in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, 809 Rock Spring Road, Bel Air, Maryland  21014.


In lieu of flowers:

Charitable donations may be made in Blanche's memory to the following organizations:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Tel: 901 495 3300

William Watters Memorial United Methodist Church
1452 West Jarrettsville Road Jarrettsville, Maryland 21084
Tel: 301-991-7839

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka Kansas 66675

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Michael Hayden Sr
   Posted Fri October 05, 2018


With our greatest sympathy for your loss, TFC loves you and your family. Our prayers of strength and peace are with you. From, The International Office of Transport for Christ

Linda Anzengruber
   Posted Sat October 06, 2018
Mike, Sue & Family,

I am truly sorry for your loss. She was a great Lady..and will surely be missed.

Love you Guys..

Larry and Corinna Manning
   Posted Tue October 09, 2018
Dear Sue , Mike , Billy and Michael

We are sending Love and Prayers for this hard road you have to travel now please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers

Love the Mannings

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