Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Valerie J. Smith

  • Valerie Jean (Moore) Smith, 58, Augusta, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
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  • Valerie Jean (Moore) Smith, 58, Augusta, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan.10, 2014.
    Viewing 1-6 p.m. with family present 4-6 p.m. Sunday, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta; funeral service at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.
    Valerie was born in Wichita on Sept. 6, 1955, to Beverly (Tyler) Applegate and the late Gary Moore, Sr. She worked as a secretary at First Southern Baptist Church for over 20 years and she was a homemaker. On Sept. 8, 1973 in Augusta she married Mark Smith, who survives her.
    She is also survived by: her mother, Beverly of Augusta; daughters, Erin Chinn and Amanda Johnston, both of Augusta; brothers, Steve Moore and wife Carla, and Gary Moore, Jr., all of Augusta; sisters, Angie Moore of California and Brenda Lantz and husband Bill of Wichita; grandchildren, Bailey Chinn, Madison Foy, Brittney Foy, Macey Chinn, and Elijay Foy.
    She was preceded in death by her brother Mike Moore.
    Memorial donations to First Southern Baptist Church Youth Group or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.
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