Helen Smith

Helen Sloan Smith

1927 - 2020

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AUBURNDALE – Helen Smith, age 93, a resident of Auburndale passed away on March 18, 2020.  Helen worked as a beautician for years in Indiana before moving to Florida in 1957.  In Auburndale she owned and operated the “Top Hat Drive In” and in later years she worked as a secretary for Badcock and Lakeland Packing Company until retiring in 1984.  She was a member of Christian Heritage Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Ray Smith.  Helen is survived by 2 sons, Larry Ray Smith and his wife Dianne of Franklin, North Carolina and Scott Paul Smith and wife Tracye of Auburndale.  She is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. 


Services will be private.


March 17, 2020

Effective TODAY and until further notice:

ALL services have been restricted to immediate family only.

This has been an extremely difficult decision, but out of an abundance of care for our families and the community, we are choosing to comply with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation of no gatherings of 50 people or more for eight weeks.  The President now recommends no more than 10 people.

Please feel free to contact us for any questions or clarifications.

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