Cora Lee Smith, 78, Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 with her family by her side.
She was born in Whitesburg, Ky. on Sept. 24, 1933.
She is preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter Cynthia and her husband Rev. Grant Smith.
Cora is survived by her children Glenna (Ed) Fite of Indianapolis, Patricia (Kevin) Burdette of Greencastle, Terry (Cheri) Smith of Greencastle and Douglas (Jana) Smith of Anchorage, Alaska. Additional survivors include grandchildren Russell (Mary) Fite and Nichole (Bobby) Ripberger all of Indianapolis; Carrie (Ryan) Overshiner, T.J. (Toni) Smith, Wayne (Samantha) Smith and Lorna (Troy) Boyle, all of Greencastle; Brooke (Mike) Hess of Plainfield; and Ali Smith of Anchorage; and great-grandchildren Wiatt Fite, Owen Fite and Alivia Ripberger of Indianapolis; Grant Smith, Cassidy Crawford , Kenlee Johnson, Will Overshiner, Nathan Overshiner, Travis Overshiner, Jack Boyle, Chloe Boyle and Ella Smith, all of Greencastle.
She is also survived by brother Ed Fields of Indianapolis.
Cora was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be forever missed by her family.
Private graveside service will be Monday for family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer's Association and help find a cure.