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Obituary: Wanda Mae Burdine Smith, Greenwood

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Wanda Mae Burdine Smith

Wanda Mae Burdine Smith, 86, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her Greenwood residence surrounded by her loving family.

The daughter of Dewey and Ora (Hash) Burdine, Wanda was born May 20, 1928, in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

A member of Greenwood Christian Church, Wanda loved quilting, embroidering, bird watching, reading, gardening and working word search puzzles. When able, she loved to travel and spoiling her family.

She retired in 1988 as a lead lady from Specialty Connectors.

Wanda is survived by her daughter, Ella M. Ward of Greenwood; grandchildren, Angie Ward, Lisa M. (John) Lewchanin and Jason Ward, all of Greenwood; sisters, Inez (Jerry) Insko of Whiteland, Irene (Bob) Nolte of Beech Grove, Gladys Chaney of Somerset, Kentucky, and Glenda (Dennis) Hibbard of Bowling Green, Kentucky.

In addition to her parents, Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. Smith; daughter, Norma Jean Smith; sisters, Winona Farmer, Jewel Spears, Helen Spicer and Faye Burdine, and brothers, Winfield, Willard and Don Burdine.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

Contributions may be made to Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County, P.O. Box 147, Whiteland, IN 46184; or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516 Topeka, KS 66675.

Information: www.forestlawncemetery-fh.com

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