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December 27, 2013

Vickie Lynn Smith

TERRE HAUTE — Vickie L. Smith, 52, of Terre Haute, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in her residence. She was born July 26, 1961, in Terre Haute, to Carl R. Miller and Myrtle F. (Schoffstall) Miller.

Vickie is survived by her husband, Jerry Smith; sister, Glenda Thompson and husband (Rex) of Marianna, Ark.; brother, Audie Miller and his wife Sandy of Gladstone, Mo.; son, Shawn Elrod of West Terre Haute; daughter, Shannon Waterman and her husband Paul of Terre Haute; stepsons, Jerry Wayne Smith and Matthew Smith; grandchildren, Katie Elrod, Virgil Elrod, DeKota Hagemier, Annastacia Waterman, Hailey Waterman, Kadence Smith, and Emma Smith; two nieces; one nephew; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and her dog, Precious Joy. She was preceded in death by her father, Carl R. Miller and her beloved mother, Myrtle Frances Miller, who was her best friend; and her beloved dogs, Doolittle, Sassy, Prissy and Tiny.

Vickie loved the Lord with all her heart. She also loved riding motorcycles, and her dogs were everything to her. She had survived cancer and also a critical motorcycle accident.

Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, from 4 until 7 p.m. in DeBaun Funeral Home, Wabash Avenue Chapel, 2425 Wabash Ave., with funeral services on Monday Dec. 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Billy Joe Henry officiating. Entombment will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. The family suggests that for those who desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Spay and Neuter League, 1403 Chestnut St., Terre Haute, IN 47807. Online condolences may be left at:


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