Obituary of JOSIE M. SMITH

Josie M. Smith, 81, of Winamac, IN passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso, IN. Josie was born on June 25, 1935 in Marmaduke, AR to the late Homer and Ruby Frost Jarvis. She was a graduate of Mishawaka High School. She studied at Olivet Nazarene College and went on to obtain a Bachelor?s Degree from Indiana University South Bend. On October 20, 1956, she married the love of her life, Harold L. Smith, in Mishawaka, IN. Josie was a former employee of McGill?s in Culver, IN and Monticello, IN. Josie had been an active member of the Winamac Church of the Nazarene, where she had been involved with the children?s ministry through Vacation Bible School and Sunday School. Josie enjoyed painting and was an accomplished artist. She also enjoyed genealogy. Josie was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be sadly missed. She is survived by: Harold L. Smith, Winamac, IN Husband Steven M. (Deb) Smith, Lakewood, CO Son Cheryl P. (Eugene) Berg, Monterey, IN Daughter Glenn R. (Rene) Smith, Star City, IN Son 9 Grandchildren: Melanna, Travis, Dwan, Kacie, Isaac, Abby, Jalysa, Shawn, and Alex Many Great Grandchildren Charlene (Paul) Meyering, Sister Christine Louise (Don) Robison, Sister Linda (Bob) Koontz, Sister Several Nieces and Nephews Preceded in death by: Homer Jarvis, Father Ruby Frost Jarvis, Mother Visitation will be from 4-7 PM EDT Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Pastor Steve Gladding officiating. Burial will take place at Reed Cemetery in Winamac, IN. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Winamac Church of the Nazarene. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. Online Condolences may be offered in the guestbook at
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Funeral Service

11:00 AM ,Thursday, October 13, 2016 Frain Mortuary 305 East Main Street Winamac, IN 46996


4:00 PM - 7:00 PM ,Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Frain Mortuary 305 East Main Street Winamac, IN 46996