Nina Ruth Craddock Smith

Nina Ruth Craddock Smith, 98, of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Kensington Center. She was a native of Hart County, a member of Pirtle Chapter Order of Eastern Star, and a charter member of College Heights United Methodist Church. She was a former assembly line operator at Bowman Industries. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Lyle Smith; a son, Melvin Smith; two sisters, Amaryllis Edwards and Ruby Richardson; and parents, Harvey and Lillian Logsdon Craddock. She is survived by three grandchildren, Kevin Leslie Smith (Annette) of Elizabethtown, Robert Lane Smith (Natasha) of Cantonment, Florida, and Charles Glenn Smith (Sherri) of Germany; seven great grandchildren, Kaela Lea Smith, Amanda Leslie Smith, Kalan Lane Smith, Cody Cheyanne Smith, Chase Michael Smith, Tristan Smith, and Tyler Smith; a great-great grandchild, Easton Wiechert; and a brother, Rev. Harvey Craddock of Elizabethtown. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday at College Heights United Methodist Church with Rev. Adam Sparks, Rev. Gary Maguffee, and Rev. Harvey Craddock officiating. Burial will follow in Hardin Memorial Park. Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Sunday and continues after 9 a.m. Monday at the church. There will be an Eastern Star service at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
College Heights United Methodist Church

Monday, March 4, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
College Heights United Methodist Church


Monday, March 4, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
College Heights United Methodist Church

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