Florence Smith, 96, of Leesburg passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018, in Eustis. She was born in Kendal, England. She was a war bride who met her husband, Albert, in London while he was stationed there during WW II. They were wed in November 1944. She moved to Leesburg in 1946 and worked for Sun Bank (formerly First National Bank) for many years.
She was predeceased by her husband Albert Smith. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Horton (Tom) of Orange Park, FL, and Rita Anderson (Rodney) of Yalaha, FL. Grandsons, Jerry Horton of Orange Park, FL, Rob (Deanna) of Clarksville, GA, Will Hardaway of Yalaha, FL, and Kevin Anderson (Beth) of Seneca, SC, and two great-grandsons, Eric Horton (Margot) of Jacksonville, FL, and Howard Anderson of Seneca, SC.
Funeral services will be held at Beyers Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with visitation starting one hour prior to the service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Leesburg. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to First Presbyterian Church Lone Oak in Leesburg, or to your preferred charity.