Julia Mae Esther (Cherry) Smith, 81, of Toledo, OH, joined the love of her life on April 29, 2021. She was born June 17, 1939 to Charles and Lydia (Montague) Cherry. Julia was a graduate of Macomber Whitney High School Class of 1958 and was the Senior Class Treasurer. She volunteered as a Candy Striper at Flower Hospital and retired from the Toledo Public Schools, working primarily at Whittier and Elmhurst Elementary Schools.
She met the love of her life, Henry Smith in the spring of 1958 and was married October 4, 1958. Julia loved traveling, walking in the parks with her dogs and grandkids and great grandkids, who were her world.
She was preceded in death by her parents, loving husband, sister Martha, brothers Charles “Chuck,” Danny, Robert, Ellery, and James. Julia is survived by her loving children Mike (Denise), Lori Fellers, Rodney, and Brenda (Robert Dreps II), 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, sister Patricia Todd, and brother William (Ann) Cherry, and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation and thanks to the nurses and staff at Spring Meadows Extended Care Facility, Holland, OH, for their loving care and support.
Friends may call at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St. Sylvania, OH, Wednesday, May 5th from 11:00 AM. until the Funeral Ceremony begins at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park.
Those wishing to offer memorials are asked to consider the Northwest Ohio Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association, 480 W. Dussel Drive, Suite 150, Maumee, OH 43537 or Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio, 3100 Central Ave # 235, Toledo, OH 43606.
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