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October 18, 2018

2/12/2018 12:34:00 PM
Shirley Smith, 91, Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home

Shirley Smith, 91, was a mother to 7 children

Shirley "Cletus" Smith, 91, of Columbus died at 9:30 p.m., Monday, February 5, 2018, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

Funeral services were Monday, February 12, 2018, at Memorial Baptist Church in Columbus with the Rev. David Brown officiating. Burial took place at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus. Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus handled arrangements.

Born July 11, 1926, in St. Paul, Minnesota, Mrs. Smith was the daughter of Edmund and Rose Lalond Arseneau. She married William D. Smith. He died January 10, 1996.

Survivors include her children, Melinda (Jim) Arthur of Beaverton, Oregon, Dennis (Tricia) Smith of Florissant, Missouri, Rebecca Wright of Florida, Douglas (Linda) Smith of Williamsburg, Virginia, Laurie (Kevin) Shafer of Westport, Barbara (William) Dixon of Columbus, and Lisa Andry of Shelbyville; sister, Marlys Lange of Columbus; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Daceille Kirk and Wayne Vasseur; brother, Virgil Arseneau; and a great-grandson, Charlie Houchin.

Memorials to Hickory Creek at Columbus or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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