Mrs. Smith is the 89 year old widow of a veteran who served in the Navy. They got married in 1949 and have lived in their home for 58 years, where they raised two daughters. One of her daughters lives with her, and her four grandchildren visit her often. She moved to Dayton in 1944 to work at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton VA as a secretary. She met her husband at a USO dance in Dayton.
One of her fondest memories of her home is being host to all of the neighborhood children. She continues to be a fixture in her neighborhood.