Wanda L. Smith, age 93, passed away peacefully November 16, 2020 at Hartsfield Village in Munster, IN. Wanda was born January 31, 1927 in Moorman, Kentucky. She was one of 8 children of the late James F. and Flora Ella Smith. Wanda married Arthur B. Smith in 1942 and moved to East Chicago, IN and lived there until 1979 when they retired and moved back to Hartford, KY. In 2017 Wanda moved back to Munster, IN residing at Hartsfield Village. Wanda was a devoted wife and mother, excellent cook, homemaker and gardener. She loved and enjoyed her children and was always there for them. Wanda was the oldest member of the Providence Baptist Church, Fordsville, KY. She kept her faith close to her heart and lived it daily.
Wanda was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Arthur B. Smith, son James, daughter Charlotte Sutter, sisters Moline Rowan, Dorothy Foster, Bonnie Hall Moseley and brother John Smith.
Wanda is survived by her three sons, Olan (Rose) Smith of Blue Grass, IA, Randall (Donna Wright) Smith of Schererville, IN, Danny (Jane) Smith of Highland, IN and son-in-law Lynn Sutter of Schaumburg, IL. She also leaves two daughters, Theresa (Alan) Thompson of Springfield, OH and Sandra (Tom) Gibertini of North Aurora, IL. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 8 step great-grandchildren.
Survivors also includes her sister-in-law Doris F. Smith, her brothers James (Florence) Smith of Hartford, KY, Darrel Smith of Lucas, KY, William “Dwight” (Billie) Smith of Hartford, KY and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at Smith Family Cemetery near Fordsville, KY. Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, KY. Burial will follow in Smith Family Cemetery . Online condolences may be sent to:bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Wanda L. Smith to the Alzheimer Association, P.O. Box 96011 Washington D.C., 20090-6011 Phone (800) 272-3900
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