Doris L. Smith

Doris L. Smith, 86, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at 2:50 a.m. at Timbercrest Senior Living Community in North Manchester.

Mrs. Smith received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in education from Ball State University and, throughout her career, taught in Sweetser, Swayzee, Greentown and Anderson. She was a member of Gideon International Auxiliary, Methodist Women’s Society and Indiana Teacher’s Association.
She was born in Huff, KY, on June 30, 1932, to William Elbert and Cora Gladys Basham Bashem. She married Kyle Carter Smith on Dec. 31, 1950, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 2018.

She is survived by two daughters, Kyletta (Michael) Marburger, of Peru, and Nanci (Robert) Rosinski, of Huntington; two sisters, Glenna (Ben) Franchi, of California, and Lynn (Tom) Terry, of Bedford; brother, Kenny Bashem, of Missouri; a brother-in-law, Ray Fuller, of Anderson; five grandchildren, Melissa Marburger, Mindy (Ray Drew) Marburger, Kyle Marburger, Brian Rosinski and Greg (Sarah) Rosinski; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Rybolt Chapel, 314 N. Washington St., Swayzee.  A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with one hour of calling prior. Rev. Nanci Rosinski and Rev. Robert Land will officiate. Burial will take place at Thrailkill Cemetery.

Memorials are to Gideons International, PO Box 773, Marion, IN 46952 or Timbercrest Senior Living Community, 2201 East St., North Manchester, IN 46962.

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