Peaceful 09

Margaret "Eudine" E. Smith

April 13, 1926 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 95)


Margaret E. ("Eudine") Smith, 95, of New Smyrna Beach, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2021, in Orange City, Florida, with her daughter, Margaret, and son-in-law, John, by her side.   She was born in Eau Gallie, Florida, on April 13, 1926, to Walter James Edge and Georgie Bianca Pierce Edge, and moved to New Smyrna Beach in 1946. She was a devoted wife of 73 years, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

 Eudine and her husband, "Eddie", owned and operated Smith's Standard Oil Station and Smith's Heating Oil in New Smyrna Beach, at 700 North Dixie Freeway (U.S. 1), on the comer of Wayne Avenue, from 1953 to 1980, where she served as office manager and bookkeeper. After retiring she enjoyed more time sewing, doing needlepoint, cooking, gardening, golfing, spending time with her family, and traveling. She received a 50-year pin as a member of the Oceanside Woman's Club, was a member of the First Baptist Church, Junior Woman's Club, Beta Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, and the PTA; and also attended the United Methodist Church. She loved chaperoning her daughter's school activities and hand-made her daughter's wedding gown.

 She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward ("Eddie") A. Smith, Jr., and son, Millard James Smith, her beloved parents, brother, William Edge, and sister, Grace Edge Maxwell.

 Survivors include her daughter, Margaret S. Crowther (John), of Orange City; grandchildren: Jennifer Crowther Kelly (Michael), Scottsdale, Arizona; John Edward Crowther (Gigi), DeLand; Thomas Millard Crowther (Molly), Orange City; great grandchildren: Brandon M. Kelly (Shannon), Glendale, Arizona; Kathryn M. Anderson (Ben), Bremerton, Washington; Ethan T. Crowther, Orange City; Dylan B. R. Crowther, Orange City; Tyler Ryan (Kate), Orange City; and Jaylen Byrne, DeLand; great great grandchildren: Logan Kelly and Avery Kelly, Glendale, Arizona; sister, Hazel Edge Pankratz, McGregor, Texas; and by many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in both Florida and Tennessee.

 A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, November 1, 2021, at Settle-Wilder Funeral Home, 406 South Orange Street, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32168, with the Reverend James Bracken officiating. Interment will follow at the Edgewater--New Smyrna Beach Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made, in Eudine's memory, to the Freedom Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1046, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37868.

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Memorial Service
November 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Settle-Wilder Funeral Home and Cremation Service
406 S. Orange St.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32168

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