Romaine E. Smith
Romaine E. Smith

SPRINGHILL, Tennessee — Romaine E. Smith, 91, of Springhill, formerly of Van Wert, Ohio, and Woodstock, Georgia, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at NHC of Columbia, Tennessee, with pastoral care provided by Peace Lutheran of Spring Hill, Tennessee.

Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Romaine was a homemaker and a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church of Franklin, Tennessee. Her greatest legacy was her large and loving family. She raised her children to lead their lives and guide their families with true morality.

Surviving are her daughter: Joy (Joe) Spoto of Lutz, Florida; son: Jack (Kathy) Smith of Spring Hill, son: Randy (Tiffany) Smith of Cummings, Georgia; daughter-in-law: Cheryl Smith of Tucson, Arizona; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sister: Jean Lahrman of Fort Wayne, and several nieces and nephews.


Romaine was preceded in death by husband: Leo Walter Smith; son: Larry Smith; grandson: Andrew Howe; two sisters, and one brother.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, with calling from 9:30 a.m., Pastor Thomas Eggold officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Indiana.

Memorials may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation.