Dorothy "Dottie" (Wells) Smith

August 12, 1945 ~ August 18, 2019 (age 74)


Dorothy “Dottie” Smith, 74, passed away Sunday August 18, 2019 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, IN. She was the former Dottie Wells, born in Trapp, KY., was on the Board of Directors of Gardenside Terrace and attended Northside Christian Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Buford and Della Mae Wells, and a brother: Herdin Wells.

Survivors include:

            Her son: Michael Lee Richardson(Emilie),

            Her daughter: Carol Richardson,

            Her Fiance’:  Kenneth “Butch” Golden,

            3 brothers: Melvin Wells(Betsy), Earl Wells(Sheila) and Lloyd Wells,          

            1 sister: Garnetta Parker,

            5 Grandchildren: Christy Mitchell, Stephen and Melissa Richardson, Dustin Niehaus and Shane Richardson, 10 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild,

            and her sister-in-law: Ivory Wells.

A Celebration of Dottie’s life will be held at 1:30 PM Thursday August 22, 2019 at the Oak Street Chapel of Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes(1846 E. Oak St. New Albany, IN.) with burial in Eastern Cemetery in Jeffersonville, IN., Visitation will be held from 12 Noon - 1:30 PM Thursday before the service.

Per Dottie’s wishes, flower contributions are encouraged through: or by calling 954-465-6646.

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August 22, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Naville & Seabrook
1846 E. Oak St.
New Albany, IN 47150

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