PIQUA - Julie Lynn Hecker Smith, 54, of Piqua, formerly of Potsdam, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Piqua Manor, Piqua.
She was born Nov. 11, 1958, in Dayton, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Doris (Ross) Kelsey; daughter, Brittany Smith; and a brother, Mark Kelsey.
Julie is survived by her husband, Richard Smith of Piqua; daughters, Elizabeth Hecker of Piqua, Betsy Smith of Piqua and Cassidy Smith of Piqua; son, William and Lesly Hecker of Piqua; grandchildren, Grady Egerton and Lilly Hecker; sister, Judith Thien of Minster; and special friend, Laverne Clark of Piqua.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton, with Pastor Robert Kurtz officiating. Burial will follow at Potsdam Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Hale-Sarver.
If so desired, contributions may be made to the family care of Hale-Sarver, P.O. Box 9, West Milton, OH 45383, to assist family with funeral expenses.