MINERVA - Tanya L. Smith, 56, of Minerva died Friday in Aultman's Compassionate Care Center.
She was born Feb. 23, 1956 in Canton. She had been the office manager at Carroll County Health Care and is a member of the Family Christian Center in Canton. She graduated from Minerva High School in 1974.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas M. Smith Sr. whom she married Jan. 26, 2002; mother and stepfather, Linda (Preston) and Thomas Burns of Minerva; four children, Tracy (Steven) Russell of Salem, Ashley Scott of Massillon, Thomas M. (Rachelle) Smith II of Minerva and Andrew Scott of Louisville; sister, Tracy (Larry) Evans of Minerva; sister-in-law, Kathy (Jim) Nicholson of Lisbon; and three grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her father, Davis Guess.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with the Rev. Fredrick Bays officiating. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services.
Those wishing to send condolences may sign the register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.