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Melissa Rena Smith

August 11, 1969 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 51)

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Melissa "Missy" Rena Smith, 51 passed away due to a homicide at her residence on January 12, 2021.

Missy was born in Muncie, Indiana on August 11, 1969 to Lonny Wayne Smith and Donna Jean(Bailey) Smith Garrett.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and making quilts, also a great cook in southern spicy style and working on all sorts of puzzles.

Survivors; Loving daughters:  Amber McBride and Ashley, Engles, father Lonny Wayne Smith, mother Donna Jean Garrett, granddaughter Gracie Lynn,and grandson Morgan Engles, brother Tony(Darlena)Smith, step- sister Terra Garrett, half-sister Brittney, and half-brothers Lonny Smith, Jr., and Brock Smith, aunts Kimberly Seats and Arlene, great-grandmother Genevieve Smith, nephew Nahson Martin  Melissa was preceded in death by her step-father Howard "Gary" Garrett.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Grinsteiner Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Due COVID-19 mask are required and social distancing is recommended.

Donations  to the family would be appreciathoned.

Arrangements entrusted to Grinsteiner Funeral Home.


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January 26, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Grinsteiner Funeral Home
1601 E. New York Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46201

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