Edna Josie Mullis Smith, life-long resident of Manatee County, born in Bradenton on July 8, 1932 to Elven Ralph Mullis and Oreon Gillett Mullis, passed away on January 3, 2019. Edna graduated from Manatee County High School in 1950 and married Archie Morring Smith on August 25, 1950. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Edna leaves behind her four sons Archie Smith, Jr. (April) of Bradenton, Joseph Smith of St. Louis, MO, Scott Smith (Lois) of Bradenton, and Kevin Smith (Maria) of Bradenton; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM at Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, 720 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, FL 34205.
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