Victoria L. ‘Vickie’ Smith


Victoria L. “Vickie” Smith, 61, of Lakeview, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born in Urbana on Aug. 19, 1952, to Dow Thomas, who survives in Rushsylvania, and the late Norma Jeannine Wingfield Thomas-Smith, who passed away Dec. 24, 2013.

On April 10, 1969, she married Steve Smith in Urbana and he survives, along with their children, Lynette (Duane) Tankersley of Seminole, Fla., Lori (Pat) Adams of Hubert Heights and Phillip (Cat) Smith of Orland Park, Ill.; five grandchildren, Jesse, Jake, Gabrielle, Corrin and Makya; her siblings, Jill Thomas of Bellefontaine and Aaron (Pattei) Thomas of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Vickie was a homemaker and served as the treasurer of the Indian Lake Elks. She enjoyed sewing and quilting.

Pastor Dottie Kaiser officiates a funeral at 10 a.m. Monday at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Burial is in the Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Putnam County Homecare & Hospice, P.O. Box 312, Ottawa 45875.

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