Annabelle Smelser

Annabelle Smelser

1933 - 2020

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Annabelle Sturtz Smelser, age 86, of Columbus, Ohio went to her heavenly home on July 15, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Warren Smelser; parents, Albert Sturtz and Mary McCarter; brothers, Albert, Jr. and Edward M. Sturtz; sister, Mary Ann Doca; and great-granddaughter Chloe Pinto. Ann is survived by her daughter, Sharon Parker (Vernon); grandchildren, Rachel Pinto (Adam), Nathan Parker, Philip Parker (Sally); great-grandchildren, Sofia, Asher, and Gabriella Pinto and June and Georgia Parker; sisters, Dorothy Nicholson and Sandra Sturtz. Ann, formerly of St. Louis, Missouri, had been a long time, active member of Christ Memorial Baptist Church and most recently Overland Baptist Church. A lifelong Cardinal fan, Ann tried to attend about eight games a year but made sure she watched 162. Ann will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with a graveside service to follow at Beaver Dam Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, her family requests a donation to the wonderful hospice organization, Heartland Hospice, who helped care for Ann during the last few months of her life. Donations can be made to; Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund PO Box 10086 Toledo, OH 43699-0086 or online at; HeartlandHospiceFund.org