Avah Smith

January 30, 1939 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Avah Smith Obituary




     Avah Smith  85, of Calhoun, Kentucky passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  Avah Lee Hayden was born January 30, 1939 in McLean County, Kentucky to the late William Lee and Avah Louise Young Hayden and was married to Donald Byrd Smith on March 16, 1957.  Avah retired as a supervisor from Omico Plastics in Owensboro and was a member of Beulah General Baptist Church.  She loved all animals, from dogs and cats, to squirrels, deer and even opossums.

     In addition to her parents, Avah was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Donnie Smith, who died August 20, 2022 and by two grandsons, Travis Jordan Smith and Donald ‘D.W.’ Smith.

     Avah is survived by her two sons, Russell Smith and Greg Smith (Rose) both of Calhoun; three grandchildren, Brittney Smith, Hayden Smith, and Hannah Poole; 2 great-grandsons; and a brother, Wayne Hayden of Rineyville.

     Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, February 12, 2024 at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel.  Burial will be in the Beulah General Baptist Cemetery in McLean County.  Friends may visit with Avah’s family from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Monday at Musters in Calhoun.

     The Avah Smith family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to McLean County Animal Shelter; 86 Sanitation Lane; Calhoun, Kentucky  42327.

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February 12, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel
300 Main Street
Calhoun, Kentucky 42327

Funeral Service
February 12, 2024

1:00 PM
Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel
300 Main Street
Calhoun, Kentucky 42327

Video is available for this event

February 12, 2024

Beulah General Baptist Cemetery
Kentucky 593
Calhoun, KY 42327


McLean County Animal Shelter
86 Sanitation Lane, Calhoun KY 42327


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