Joan “Joanie” Smith, 89, of Winamac, IN passed away at 6:48 PM Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at her home. Joanie was born April 8, 1931 in Logansport, IN to the late Joseph E. and Dorothy H. Gray Nazerine. She was a 1949 graduate of Logansport High School. On June 26, 1955, Joanie married the late Arthur L. “Art” Smith in Logansport. Together, they operated Smith Insurance Agency in Winamac for nearly 25 years.
Joanie was a member of the Winamac First United Methodist Church. She lived a very active life and was a member of numerous card clubs. She enjoyed going to Bunco and socializing with her good friends. Joanie and Art were avid Purdue Basketball fans and enjoyed traveling. Most of all Joanie loved her family very much, especially her granddaughters.
She is survived by:
Deborah (Tim) Senesac, Logansport, IN Daughter
Tracy (Brian) Harper, Winamac, IN Daughter
Alison Senesac, Atlanta, GA Granddaughter
Hayley (Josh) Ruff, Fishers, IN Granddaughter
Ron Nazerine, Logansport, IN Brother
Preceded in death by:
Joseph E. and Dorothy H. Gray Nazerine, Parents
Arthur L. “Art” Smith, Husband
Hannah Harper, Infant Granddaughter
Private Services will be held at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Private Burial will take place at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Logansport, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Animal Center.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.