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October 5, 2006

(6/19/1923 9/25/2006)

Flossie L. Smith, 83, of Mt. Pleasant, IA, passed away September 25, 2006 at the Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, IA.

Funeral Services were held September 28, 2006, at the Beatty-Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant, IA. Pastor Dylan Does officiated. Graveside services were held at the Union Cemetery in Memphis, MO.

A memorial has been established to the American Heart Association in her memory.

Flossie was born on June 19, 1923, in Adair County, MO, the daughter of Morris and Mattie Lane Jeffery.

She was united in marriage to Charles Smith on December 29, 1945 in Memphis, MO.

She had worked at Maple Leaf Nursing Home and Wal-Mart, and had done volunteer work at Old Threshers and Community Action all of Mt. Pleasant, IA.

She enjoyed sewing, putting puzzles together, doing all kinds of crafts, and camping. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of the Grace Community Friends Church of Mt. Pleasant, IA.

She is survived by her husband Charles of Mt. Pleasant, IA, two daughters: Arlean Lucas and her husband Steve of Warsaw, IL, Roberta Jackson of Keokuk, IA; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; one brother Harold Jeffery of Hamilton, IL and one sister Helen Byrn of Warsaw, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Jimmy Dean and one great-grandchild.

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