|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 1991|
My Mom was named after her Dad, William Wallace Smith and everyone called her "Ina". Mom was an only child and was from Dundee, Angus, Scotland. She met Dad in Sleford, England during World War II, where they fell in love, married and the rest is history. In 1958 she became a US citizen in Indianapolis, Indiana. She loved her Grandkids, two boys and three girls and now has the oldest Grandchild with her. She is missed every day. R.I.P. Mom, you are forever missed and forever loved.
Williamina "INA" W. Ervine
Williamina Wallace "INA" Ervine, 71, of Connersville, Fayette, In. passed away early on a Friday morning at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Marion, In. after a brief illness.
Born December 30, 1919, she was a native of Dundee, Angus, Scotland and was the only child of William Wallace and Agnes McIntosh Gray Smith. She came to the United States in March of 1946 on the Queen Mary and was granted her United States citizenship in December of 1957.
While serving with the British Women's Air Corp. in Sleaford, England she met her husband John Allen Ervine, who was a member of the United States Army Air Corps. They were married in Sleford, England on November 6, 1944. Mr. Ervine passed away on August 17, 1957. She was the first Fayette County World War II war bride and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She was employed at Stant Manufacturing for 29 years retiring in December of 1986.
Survivors include her companion of 33 years, Bob Myers of Connersville; two daughters, Agnes (Richard) Wilcher of Morristown and Barbara Robinson and her fiance Dennis Grimes of Richmond; 5 grandchildren, David (Jamie) Short and Tracey Short of Greenfield, Joe (Darla) Short of Morristown, Crystal (Milt) Ewing of Liberty and Angel Robinson of Richmond. Besides her husband she is preceded in death by her parents. Her Dad died when she was about 9 yrs. old and is buried in a cemetery in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.
Funeral services were on 10 a.m. Monday at Showalter-Blackwell, Myers Chapel, with Rev. Joseph Merriman of the Bethel Baptist Church in Greenfield, officiating, and burial was in Dale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Myers Chapel.
Ralph "David" Short (1965-2011)
Alexander Rollo Gray (1852-1937)
Agnes McIntosh Gray (1853-1930)
Davidson Blythe Smith (1854-1914)
Elizabeth Milne Smith (1855-1921)
William W Smith (1886 - 1928)
Agnes McIntosh Gray Smith (1894 - 1971)
Robert Myers (1924 - 2004)*
John Allen Ervine (1921 - 1957)*
Created by: Agnes
Record added: Jul 22, 2012
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