SMITH, Ferne Doraine – Passed away peacefully on Friday May 28, 2021, at the age of 96 at Brantford General Hospital. She was born in Windham Centre on September 20, 1924, to parents George and Nellie Henry. She was predeceased by brothers Keith and Stewart Henry, and her husband Edwin (2009). Ferne is survived by her children Allan, Marvin (Jane), Darryl (Donna), Ron (Debby) and Karen. Loving grandmother to Monica (Ryan), Andrea (Josh), Dave (Lucy), Trevor (Summer), Deanna, Darla, Denise, Jessica and 9 great grandchildren. Also, she is survived by her sister June Klassen and sisters-in-law Marjorie Henry, Mary Ann Henry, Coral Glynn, and Joyce Smith. In her early married life Ferne was a teacher and then chose to remain at home overseeing her busy family. She enjoyed her years at Season’s Brantford until this year when frail health took its toll. The family would like to thank all her caregivers at Seasons, her Paramed PSW’s and those who visited, called, and maintained a connection with Ferne. Her life was enriched by each one. Cremation has occurred. A family gathering will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate donations to Gideon Bibles. Funeral arrangements are entrusted with Thompson-Mott Funeral Home, Waterford, 519-443-5332.