Ora Smith Forgione
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Obituary of Ora Smith Forgione

Mrs. Jean Smith Forgione, of Harriman, most recently of the Jamestowne Assisted Living Community, passed away on Tuesday June 27, 2017. Mrs. Forgione was formerly a member of Walnut Hill Baptist Church and most recently of Trenton St. Baptist Church. She loved ballroom and square dancing. Mrs. Forgione was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Eastern Star Laurel Chapter 22.


She was preceded in death by two husbands: W.E. “Red” Smith and Anthony Tony Forgione

Her parents: George and Susa Daniels

One brother and sister in law: Ed and Adeline Daniels

Three other brothers in law: Georgie Johnson, Carl Diggs and Earl Tweed


She is survived by her three children: Cynthia and her husband Jerry Walkup, Stephanie and her husband Frank Walker and Greg and his wife Alisa Smith

Two sisters: Glendora Johnson Tweed and Caroline Diggs.

Seven grandchildren: Justin and his wife Kristi Walker of Boca Raton, FL, Josh Walker of Louisville, KY, Dustin Smith of Harriman and Jennifer, Emily, Laura and Lindsey Walkup of Kingston

Four great grandchildren: William, Davis Ann, Harper Jean Walker and Carter Lay-Walkup

And many other nieces, nephews, family, friends and loved ones.


The family will receive friends Sunday July 2, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral service will follow at 5:00 PM with Pastor Tony Boswell and Bro. Ted Taylor officiating. The graveside service will be held on Monday July 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Roane Memorial Gardens.


Davis Funeral Home, Harriman, honored to be serving the Smith-Forgione family.