Cindy Susan Smith, age 71, of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Freeman Hospital West, in Joplin. Cindy was born Jan. 16, 1946, in Joplin, and was a lifetime area resident.
She had previously worked for the Top Value Stamp Store, in Joplin, and later worked in the catalog department at Sears. Cindy served as an officer with the Joplin Woman's Bowling Association, in Joplin. She enjoyed going to their lake property on Grand Lake to fish and watch the pelicans.
Cindy married Gary A. Smith Sept. 7, 1968, in Joplin, and this year would have celebrated 50 years of marriage.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Kim Massey and husband, Brian, Carl Junction; one son, Geoff Smith and wife, Angie, Webb City, Mo.; one brother, Bob Brasch and wife, Linda, Joplin; six grandchildren, Dustin Massey, Colton Massey, Jordan Smith, Jeremy Smith, Brooke Randall, and Hannah Randall; one great-grandson, Remington Massey; and her beloved dog, Sophie.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mason-Woodard Chapel with Pastor Russell Rodderick officiating. Burial will follow in the Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
The family request memorial contributions be given to the Joplin Humane Society, in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary, of Joplin.
Published on January 4, 2018