On August 29, 2017, Willa "Wee Wee" Smith passed away at Aperion Care in Gary, IN at the age of 72. She was born on May 19, 1945 to the late Frank and Luella Johnson. She graduated from Roosevelt HS in 1963. She worked in several banking and clerical positions throughout her years, but retired from Trump Casino. She was a member at Word works Ministry. She is preceded in death by parents, twin daughter and five siblings. Willa is survived by one daughter Tamara (Desmond) Crews, Sr. 5 grandchildren Marquise (Keona) McMiller, I; Ariean Smith, Qiara Smith, Desmond Crews, Jr. and De'Jon Crews. One great grandson Marquise McMiller, II. Husband MacArthur Smith. 2 siblings Celestine (Vince) Edwards and Connie (Michelle) Johnson and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday September 16, 2017 from 10 to 11:00 a.m. with funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. both at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, IN.
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Published in Post-Tribune from Sep. 13 to Sep. 14, 2017.