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Carol Smith


Carol J. Smith, 66, Shipshewana, died Monday, April 8, 2013 at her residence. 

    She was born April 13, 1946, in Hastings, Mich., to Claire and Maxine (Litchfield) Stahl.

    She was a LPN and worked for the State of Michigan at the Veterans Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., until she retired. She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church in Shipshewana.

    She was married in October 1979, in Michigan, to James Smith. He survives.

    Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, James P. and Julie Brandt, Clarksville, Mich., and Scott J. and Christina Smith, Jupiter, Fla.; two daughters and one son-in-law, Julie and Jeff Meade, Battle Creek, Mich., and Jodi Banks, Grand Rapids, Mich.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Kendall and Marvel Stahl, Mayfield, Ky.; and one sister and brother-in-law, Joy and Sam Holley, Hastings, Mich.

    She was preceded in death by her parents. 

    Memorial service will be held at a later date in Michigan. 

    Online condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneral

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.