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Brenda Jane Smith, 54, of Fairmont, passed away Saturday (Aug. 12, 2017) at Ruby Memorial Hospital. Brenda was born Nov. 11, 1962, a daughter of the late Austin Shaver and Patty Ann Tinnell Shaver.
Brenda was a loving homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. Her interests included spending time with family, reading, yard sales, attending concerts and fishing.
She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Frank M. Smith; her children, Amy Smith and her fiancé, M.J. VanGilder, Cassandra Smith and her fiancé, Jeff VanGilder and Sarah Smith; and her very special grandson, Chase Michael VanGilder, all of Fairmont.
Also surviving is her sister, Lisa Shaver; several stepbrothers and sisters including Jim Boor, Brenda and Rick Satterfield; niece, Jessica Satterfield; nephews, Richard Satterfield and Shane Shaver; a great-nephew Patrick Shaver; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She had several special friends. Brenda will be sadly missed by all.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her in-laws, Anna Mae and Calvin Smith; a granddaughter, Chloe Elizabeth Faith Smith; and her nephew, Larry Shaver; and beloved dog, Saber.
Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Haught officiating.
Family requests contributions may be made to the funeral home. Online condolences to www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on August 14, 2017
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