Willa E. Smith, age 75, of Lucerne, passed away Wednesday June 24, 2020 at 8:53 pm in her residence.
Born July 10, 1944 in Paducah, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Edith (Smith) Gainer. On November 2, 1968 in Logansport she married Jerry R. Smith who survives.
Willa was a retired hair stylist. One of Willa’s greatest joys was spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.
Along with her husband, Jerry, Willa is survived by a daughter, Kelly (Chuck) Stephenson of Logansport, IN; son, Troy (Marcia) Smith of Kewanna, IN; four grandsons, Eric (Ashley) Brown of Walton, IN, Blake (Megan) Brown of Logansport, IN, Cullen Smith of Bourbon, IN, Corbin Smith of Kewanna, IN; two granddaughters, Shae (Jonathan) Lantz of Logansport, IN, Cydnie Smith of Kewanna, IN; 9 Great Grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Bradly Brown, granddaughter, Tara Hildebrand, grandson, Bo Brown, sister, Helen Forker, brother, David Gainer, brother, Stanley Gainer, father, Willard Gainer, mother, Edith Gainer, sister, Judy Clark, brother, Rudy Gainer.
A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Gundrum Funeral Home with Melinda Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Bethel cemetery near Logansport.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of service on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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