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Billie Smith

Billie June Smith, 88, a homemaker of Wichita, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.
Visitation is from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at Culbertson-Smith Mortuary, 115 S. Seneca.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Bethany United Methodist Church, 1601 S. Main, Wichita.
Memorial graveside service is at 3 p.m. Saturday, Fairview Cemetery, Greensburg.  
Billie is preceded in death by her husband, Walter; parents, Fred and Ethel Hamil; son David; grandson, David Brower; grandson-in-law, Roger Hickey; sister-in-law, Mary Hayse; brothers-in-law, Bob Tanner and Dale Davis.
Survivors are son, Richard (Mary) Smith, Newton; daughters, Ruth (Doyle) Pharris, Sun City, Ariz., Linda Brower and Nancy Smith, both of Wichita; sister, Patricia Tanner, Wichita; brothers-in-law, Ray (Nadine) Smith, Hesston, and John Hayse, Abilene, Texas; sister-in-law, Marjorie Davis, Greensburg; grandchildren, Heather (Kevin) Pharris-Kloft, Angela Brower, Erik (Cassie) Pharris, Karen Brower, Janelle Hickey and Clint (Brandy) Smith; great-grandchildren, Madison, Dominick, Genevieve, Vivian, Wyatt and Grace.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.  
Culbertson-Smith Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

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