Smith, Ellen Marsena

Ellen Marsena Smith, 59, of Christiansburg, departed this life Sunday evening, April 14, 2019 at her home in the care of her devoted family and hospice. Born in Giles County on November 3, 1959, she was a daughter of the late Haven M and Sally Lilly Martin. She had been employed at Pulaski Furniture. Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Frankie Smith, and her brothers Elliott and Carl Martin.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Sandra Hinkley (Amy Meade) of Christiansburg and April Lovern (Joseph Kincaid) of Christiansburg; her brothers Henry Martin of San Antonio, Telxas, Albert Martin (Sue) of Newbern, Alfonso Martin (Dan Reed) of Dublin; her special friend Samuel Hinkley; and her grandchildren Whitney, Gavin, Tara, Blaine, and Daniel.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Mike Bond and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Pentecostal Holiness Conference Cemetery at Dublin. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting