Helen Clarestine Smith, 91, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2019 at the Ravenswood Care Center.  She was born in Parkersburg, WV on November 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Ora and Violet Orem.

She was a loving wife, sister, aunt and stepmother and will be missed by family and friends.

She is survived by her nephew, Samuel A. McPherson III of Williamsport, MD, her niece, Stephanie McPherson Chambers of St. Petersburg, FL and her step granddaughter, Dean Ann Cox of Ripley, WV.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Smith.

Her request for a private cremation and no viewing will be honored, with the arrangements handled by Roush Funeral Home.