|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:46 am Post subject: Teribury, Etta F. Smith (Houghtaling) 1957-2013
|Obit: The Evening Tribune, Hornell, NY; Mar 10, 2013 @ 12:46 PM
Jasper, N.Y. — Etta F. Teribury, 56, of Cty. Rte. 71, passed away Thursday (March 7, 2013) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident in Canisteo.
Etta was born Jan. 20, 1957, in Hornell, to Richard and Ethel (Ball) Houghtaling. On Oct. 8, 1994, in Hornell, she married Carl Teribury, who survives and resides in Jasper. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Duane Smith, in May of 1990.
Etta was a graduate of Hornell High School class of 1975. She was a public school bus driver for the Canisteo-Greenwood School District for 5 years and had also driven bus for the Hornell School District for 17 years. Etta was an active member of the Free Methodist Church in Hornell and was very instrumental in starting the Youth Soccer Program in Canisteo.
In addition to her husband, Carl Teribury of Jasper, Etta is survived by two sons, Joshua (Tristica) Smith of Addison, and Travis Smith of Spring Lake, N.C.; three stepchildren, Bradley Teribury and Joel (Jessie) Teribury, all of Burgaw, N.C. and Kate (Doug) Shifflett of Pemberton, N.J.; six grandchildren, Haley and Shelby Shifflett, Lauren and Ryan Teribury and Wyatt and Ryleigh Smith. Etta is also survived by her siblings, Patricia (Jacinto) Rodriguez of Las Vegas, Nev., Linda (Roy) Chace and Daisy (Lloyd) Quant, all of Arkport, Harvey Houghtaling, Joe (Faye) Houghtaling and Lee (Blanche) Houghtaling, all of Hornell, Ella (Rowland) Howard of Canisteo, and Mike (Carey) Houghtaling of Arkport; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St. in Canisteo. Funeral and committal services will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Free Methodist Church in Hornell.
Burial will be in Whitesville Rural Cemetery, Whitesville, N.Y.
Memorial contributions in Etta's name may be made to the Rochester Eye and Tissue Bank, 524 White Spruce Blvd., Rochester, N.Y. 14623 or to the American Cancer Society, Lakes Region, 1400 Winton Rd. N., Rochester, N.Y. 14609-5831.
Online condolences and memories may be made through hpsmithandsonfuneralhome.com.