Lois J. Smith, 82
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Lois J. (Lucas) Smith, 82, of Lafayette, passed away at Mulberry Health and Retirement Center on Monday, February 04, 2013 at 11:25 a.m. surrounded by her family. Born June 30, 1930 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Ethel (Mull) Lucas, and she attended Lafayette Jefferson High School.
Lois married James Smith on July 14, 1947 in Greenhill, IN and he preceded her in death on September 23, 2011. She was a supervisor at the former Brown Rubber Plant and worked for 17 years as a photo technician at Walmart on State Road 26. She enjoyed crafts and owned the former Knot Shop on Main St. in Lafayette.
Surviving are her two daughters, Janice Selleck (husband, James) and Kathleen Cassell both of Lafayette; her son James M. Smith (wife, Cindy) of Lafayette; two sisters, Linda Lucas of Sterling, IL and Luanne Jewel of Lafayette; and a brother, Jerry Lucas (wife, Bonnie) of West Lafayette; 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 5 brothers.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Service 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the
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Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
Published in the Journal & Courier from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2013