Nellie Mildred Horn Smith, age 99, of Houghton Lake, died on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, in Houghton Lake.


Nellie was born December 6, 1920, in Macomb, Illinois, the daughter of Shirley and Josephine (Hinman) Griffin.


Nellie lived in Higgins Lake since 1998, previously lived in Detroit for 30 years and Prudenville, Michigan.  She worked as a bank teller for Manufacturers Bank for 15 years, having retired in 1982.  Nellie was a member of the First Congregational Church, VFW Auxillary Post 4034 – Houghton Lake, AmVets Auxillary Post 13 – Higgins Lake and American Legion Auxillary Post 42 – Charlotte.


Nellie will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


Nellie is preceded in death by her first husband Albert Horn, her second husband Robert Smith, sons Albert, Richard and David Horn, brothers William and Henry Griffin.


            Nellie’s family has chosen to remember her privately at this time.


The family prefers memorial contributions be made in Nellie’s name to the Salvation Army.


            Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon. 

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