Marie Smith

Marie Smith, age 87, of Warsaw, Missouri, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 at the Hermitage Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Hermitage, Missouri.  She was born on March 9, 1933 in Hawkins County, Tennessee, the daughter of James Carl Crusenberry and Arizona (Bently) Crusenberry.  In 1951 Marie graduated from Whitesburg High School.  She worked in a canning factory in Whitesburg and later at Frells Drug Store in Morristown, Tennessee.
On July 17, 1956 she was united in marriage to Darrell Smith in Morristown, Tennessee and made their home in Warsaw.
Marie was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church and attended the First Baptist Church of Warsaw.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Darrell Smith and two brothers; Kenneth Earl Crusenberry and William Robert Cursenberry.
Marie is survived by three sons; Steve Smith, of Richland, Missouri, Michael Smith, and his wife Gloria, of Lincoln, Missouri and Mark Smith, and his wife Rachel, of Leavenworth, Kansas, four grandsons; Zacharie Smith and his girlfriend Amelia Fizer, of Lincoln, Missouri, Christian Smith, and his girlfriend Loretta Steffens, of Cole Camp, Missouri, Caleb Smith, of Keesler AFB in Biloxi, Mississippi and Bryce Smith, and his girlfriend Rebecca Hollister, of Joint Base Andrews AFB in Washington D.C., and two great-grandchildren; Weston and Hailey JoMarie.
Funeral Services for Marie Smith will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Reser Funeral Home in Warsaw, Missouri.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M.  Interment will follow the funeral at the Riverside Cemetery in Warsaw.  Memorials in memory of Marie Smith may be made to Benton County Health Dept. in care of Reser Funeral Home, PO Box 910, Warsaw MO 65355.