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SMART BONTRAGER, ELEANOR
SMART BONTRAGER - Eleanor Age 96, of Smithville and native of New York, passed away Tuesday night, June 6, 2017 in Woodbury, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos R. Bontrager; one son, Michael Charles Bontrager; one great-grandson, David Alan Fugle; parents, Jesse and Catherine VanValkenburg Smart; eight brothers and sisters. Ms. Eleanor was a member of the Darien Methodist Church. She was the owner of Dolly's Beauty Salon in New York and was a member of the Busy Bee's in Smithville. Survivors include three children, Eugene A. (Margaret) Bontrager of NY, Carolyn (Frank) Mazurik and Lynn (Patricia) Bontrager both of TN; 20 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren;four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, June 11, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel interment in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or to the charity of your choice, in memory of Ms. Eleanor. DeKalb Funeral Chapel (615) 597-9400 is in charge of the arrangements.