She was a former resident of Florida, and prior to that in rural Allen County.
Wavalene was born January 6, 1938 in Gomer, Ohio a daughter of the late Evan and Letha (Plikert) Evans. She graduated from the Gomer High School with the Class of 1956 and was united in marriage in Gomer, Ohio on November 14, 1959 to Wesley Lee Smith; who survives. She was a homemaker, an avid gardener, loved her family and kittens, and sadly missed her beloved late cat Bubbles.
Survivors include her husband of almost 50 years, Lee, their children; Donald L. Smith and David L. (Jill) Smith, both of Fort Wayne, Robert (Denise) Smith of Valrico, Florida also six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, August 25, in the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, with Pastor Larry Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Eel River Cemetery on Carroll Road in rural Allen County. For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the Cancer Services of Allen County or The Multiple Sclerosis Society. Envelopes are available in the funeral home.
You are invited to leave a memory for the family and may do so by logging onto www.sheetsandchilds.net.