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LaCresa Smith

October 21, 1965 ~ July 18, 2020 (age 54)

Obituary

      LaCresa Smith, age 54, a resident of Portland, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at her home following an extended illness. 

     LaCresa was born on October 21, 1965, in Union City, Indiana, the daughter of Charles and Freda (Manor) Hartman.  She graduated from Jay County High School in 1984 and received her LPN Certificate from Triton College.  She worked as an LPN for 30 years and was recently a D.S.P. for Jay-Randolph Developmental Services in Portland.  LaCresa was a founding member and leader of the local Girl Scout Troop.  She also served as a Den Mother for Cub Scouts Troop 3202. 

     LaCresa married Robert “Bob” Smith on March 24, 2001. 

     Survivors include:

     Her husband:  Robert “Bob” Smith – Portland, Indiana

     Her mother:  Freda Shull – Portland, Indiana

     1 son:  John Robert Smith (Leona Veazie) – Portland, Indiana

     1 daughter:  Bethany Smith (Shyla Renner) – Portland, Indiana

     Adopted daughter:  Jaymi Godfrey – Daleville, Indiana

     Adopted son:  Johnathan Jedinak – New Haven, Indiana

      2 brothers:  Rick A. Traylor (wife Pat) – Geneva, Ohio

                         Todd Gabbard – Washington

      1 sister:  Khadija “Julie” Asad – New Orleans, LA

     Grandchildren:  Isaac Godrey-Smith and William Allen Hicks

     Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Services will follow at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Jerry Bell will officiate the service and burial will follow at Salamonia Cemetery in Salamonia, Indiana. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 29, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 29, 2020

2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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