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Leahoma Mae Smith

May 10, 1937 ~ September 24, 2019 (age 82)

Obituary

Leahoma Mae Smith, 82, of Elkhart, passed away Tuesday September 24, 2019 at the home of her daughter in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was born May 10, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky to Menlo & Stella (Blanton) Holt. On December 1, 1956 she married Rolland L. Smith. He preceded her in death on December 28, 2005. Also preceding her in death were her parents. Surviving are 2 daughters, Rhonda Soto and her spouse Ralph Soto of Timpson, Texas and Diana Ladd and her spouse Paul Ladd of Battle creek, MI; 6 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Leahoma was employed at United Musical Instruments in Elkhart and retired in 2000. She enjoyed crocheting, doing yard work, watching soap operas, partying on Simonton Lake and spending time with her family and friends. Entombment will be held on Saturday September 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in Hope Mausoleum at Rice Cemetery. Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with her care. Messages from her 2 daughters: Mom was a simple woman who never asked for much- with a BIG Heart Diana Ladd Mom had a heart full of love for us, she was always fair on everything, always there ready to listen and help with any problem you might have if she could! She was an amazing woman, wife and mother! Rhonda Soto To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Leahoma Mae Smith please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Rice Cemetery
400 James Street
Elkhart, IN, 46516

Graveside Service

SEP 28. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Rice Cemetery

400 James Street

Elkhart, IN, 46516

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