Laura J. Smith

Nov 20, 1920 - Jul 28, 2014


Laura Jane Smith, 93, of Zionsville, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at 7:45 a.m. at the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the Zionsville Fellowship Church.

She was born Nov. 20, 1920, in Mackinaw, IL, to Leslie and Della Ammerman Simpson. She married Otis B. "Smitty" Smith Jr. on Oct. 22, 1944, in Chicago, IL. He preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 1985.

Survivors include a daughter, Leslie Jane (Dennis) Kern, of Huntington; a brother, Jack (Helen) Simpson, of Champaign, IL; a granddaughter, Lori (Thomas) Mills, of Huntington; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, July 31, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., with a service following at 2 p.m., at College Park Church, 1945 College Ave., Huntington. Rev. Bob Ash will officiate. Interment will be at the Mackinaw Cemetery, in Mackinaw, IL.

Memorial gifts may be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

To sign the online guest registry, visit www.myersfuneralhomes.com.