Rosa Lee Smith

Posted 9/23/22

MARSHALL — Rosa Lee M. Smith, 90, of Marshall, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in Marshall Rehab and Nursing.

A service honoring her life is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Pearce …

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Rosa Lee Smith

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MARSHALL — Rosa Lee M. Smith, 90, of Marshall, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in Marshall Rehab and Nursing.

A service honoring her life is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Pearce Funeral Home, with Pastor Joe Irwin officiating. Burial is in the Forsythe Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Smith was born March 28, 1932, at Marshall, the daughter of Wilbur and Clara Catherine Shonk Maurer.

She is survived by four daughters, Lois Graffis of Paris, Twila (Wayne) Burgess of Neoga, Janice (Eric) Pratt of Paris and Twon Smith of Marshall; a son, Val Smith of Terre Haute, Ind.; grandchildren, Rosa, Heather, Jessica, Amanda, Andrea, Natasha, Shalynn, Jenny, Janna, Ali and Rob; 19 great- grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sons, Gerald “Vern” Smith and Philip Smith; a grandson, Jared Graffis; two great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Wilbur Maurer Jr., Irene Eldredge, Maybelle Wilson, Harold “Bud” Maurer, Betty Wright, Robert Maurer, Dean Maurer and Mary Maurer.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the Oliver United Methodist Church. She loved and was a very talented in portrait painting and truly loved her family and community. She retired from TRW and in her earlier years was a cook on a ship in Alaska.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oliver United Methodist Church, Gas Light Art Colony or to the family.

Online condolences at pearcefuneralservices.com.