TO: All Staff Members
FROM: Loren T. Allen, Benefits Coordinator
DATE: June 20, 1983
Willie Mae Smith, 54, died Thursday, June 16, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. Mrs. Smith began working at UNI in 1976 and has been disabled since 1982. Before becoming disabled, she had been a custodian in Noehren Hall. Willie married Robert B. Smith on July 20, 1952, in Lexington, Mississippi. Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband; mother, Pearl R. Wade of Lexington; daughter, Lorri Smith, at home; step-daughter, Bertha Jackson, 232 Conger Street; step-son, Donald J. Stokes Smith, Miami, Florida; brother, Robert Wade, Omaha, Nebraska; and four step-grandchildren. Services for Willie Mae Smith, of 403 Oneida Street, Waterloo, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Payne Memorial AME Church, with burial in the Garden of Hymns Section of Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call at Chapel East Mortuary from noon to 9 p.m., Monday, and from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, and at the church one hour before services.