December 21, 2012
Friday, December 28, 2012 1:00 P.M. Vernon Funeral Home
5-8 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012 Vernon Funeral Home
Opal Louise (Shonkwiler) (Ogg) Smith, 88, of Urbana passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 in Vancrest of Urbana.
She was born November 12, 1924 in Catawba, the daughter of Joseph and Nancy (Southward) Shonkwiler.
Opal graduated from Pleasant Township High School in Catawba, the class of 1942. She retired from Siemens after 31 years of service. Opal was a member of the First Baptist Church of Urbana.
She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Sue Dunn of Urbana, Karen Ruth Bazzle of Harrisburg, PA; sons, Frank Richard Jr. (Loretta) Ogg of Florence, OR and Gregory Lee (Donna) Ogg of Great Falls, MT; grandchildren, Erik (Wendy) Dunn of Cable, Joseph Hanger of Hershey, PA, Marc Ogg of Columbus, Darrell Ogg of Great Falls, MT, Jay Ogg of OR, Jennifer Bazzle of Harrisburg, PA and Teri Ogg of Germany; step-children, Otis (Dorothy) Smith of Urbana and Irene Cornell of MI; sister-in-law, Martha Shonkwiler of Northridge; several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Frank R. Ogg, sr. in 1982 and Howard Smith in 1995; sisters, Audrey Silvers, Hazel Brigner, Ethel Anspaugh and Gladys Teets; brothers, Wayne, George, Phillip and infant David Shonkwiler; son-in-law, Ernest Bussie Dunn; step-grandchildren, Randy Smith and Tonya Parker.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2012 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana; Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Brian Wonn officiating. Burial will follow in Vernon-Asbury Cemetery.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Vancrest and Vitas Hospice for their loving care.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.