ELKTON, MD — Thelma June Smith, age 83, of Elkton, MD, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021. Born in Chesapeake City, MD, on March 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Burton and Ruth Woodall Holmes.

Mrs. Smith was a proud member of Maranatha Baptist Church for 62 years. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, listening to WOEL radio, and going for car rides.

Survivors include her children, Lynn Meekins (Dudley), James K. Smith, Susan K. Smith, all of Elkton, MD; daughter-in-law, Sheri Smith, Pasadena, MD; siblings, Allene Rittenhouse, Elkton, MD, Lorraine Maloney, Havre de Grace, MD, Ronnie Holmes, Chesapeake City, MD; grandchildren, Stephanie N. Smith (Jesse), Sykesville, MD, Kristin N. Cascio (Danny), Chester, MD, and Amanda D. Smith, Pasadena, MD; and great-grandson, Parker Bowen.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, William M. Smith; son, Michael T. Smith; and siblings, Charlotte Meaders, Evelyn Patterson, Norman Holmes, Leslie Holmes, Vernon Holmes, Gary Holmes, Sr., Robert Holmes, Claude Holmes, and Eleanor Holmes.

Funeral service will be held at 11 AM, Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Maranatha Baptist Church, 3141 Old Elk Neck Road, Elkton, MD, 21921 with visitation beginning at 10 AM. Interment will be in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to WOEL-FM Radio, at the above address.

APG Chesapeake

Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.