Country Singer Connie Smith Family, Parents, Siblings
Connie Smith was born to Wilma and Hobart Meador in Elkhart, Indiana. Smith’s parents originated from West Virginia, and when Smith was five months old, the family returned to their other home in West Virginia. Her family later move to Dungannon, Ohio. Connie Smith’s father was very violent when she was a child, to an extreme that caused Smith to suffer a mental breakdown when she was a teenager.
Smith’s mother divorced her father and married Tom Clark when she was seven years old. Her stepdad brought his 8 children to the new family; Meador brought her five, Smith included. Clark and Meador brought forth two more children together bringing a total of fifteen children.