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Juliann Smith

Juliann “Julie” Smith, 65, of Canal Winchester, passed away at her residence peacefully on Monday, September 4, 2017. Julie was born September 20, 1951 in Lancaster to the late Raymond Thompson and Wilda (McBroom) Thompson who survives. She attended Mt. Carmel United Church of Christ in Clearport. Julie was an avid tennis player and Cincinnati Reds fan. She traveled around the country, the U.K. and Europe as a military spouse. She was a 1969 graduate of Amanda Clearcreek High School, and Ohio University with a B.S. in Education; Class of ‘73. Julie was a good cook and excellent baker. She loved playing board games with her grandchildren, and was the best wife anyone could hope for.
In addition to her mother, Julie is survived by her husband of 43 years, John S. Smith; daughter, Karen (Jeff) Morris; granddaughter, Kaylee Morris; grandson, Jackson Morris; sister, Christiann (Ron) Kalize; brother Edwin Thompson, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Rev. Marilin Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Lithopolis Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr., Suite 260, Columbus, OH 43231 or at www.kidney.org in Julie’s memory.

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You have our deepest, most heartfelt sympathy in your time of sorrow.  We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.  Noah andJoyce Ann (Kerns) Blosser

Joyce ann (Kerns) and Noah Blosser Sep 9 2017 12:00 AM

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Vickie Watson Sep 6 2017 12:00 AM

John, Karen, Jeff, Kaylee, Jack, all the Thompson/Smith relatives, & friends, We are so sorry for your physical loss of Julie! May God & her Spirit provide the inner peace for each of you as you grieve her loss in months to come.  We celebrate her courageous lifestyle.  She was an excellent cook, baker, tennis player, helpmate for John, parent, grandparent, friend & care provider for many.  We hope you each continue to share your wonderful memories of times spent together with John & all.  It will be tough for John with the loss of his best friend, so call upon God for help in each matter. We loved her sense of humor! Deepest regards, prayers, & hugs across the miles. Sid, Gloria, Sid, Steven, Jo, David Lorio -Texas

Gloria Lorio Sep 6 2017 12:00 AM

Comforting Wishes was sent by Sid, Gloria, Steven, Jo, .

John, Karen, Jeff, Kaylee, Jack, family members & friends, We send our deepest sympathy for your physical loss of Julie. Her Spirit is always in your hearts, souls, & minds. May God provide each of you an inner peace as you grieve. Keep her memory alive by sharing memories of her together especially at the holiday seasons.

Gloria Lorio Sep 6 2017 12:00 AM

We are very sorry for your loss.  We loved Juli and know that she will be sorely missed by all whose lives she touched.  We will keep the entire Smith and Thompson families in our thoughts and prayers.

-Philip & Christa Stroup

Philip Stroup Sep 5 2017 12:00 AM