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Dorothea June Smith, 90, of Lebanon, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2021, in Lebanon.

She was born Jan. 14, 1931, in Chariton, Iowa to Riley and Dorothea Helen Boyd Ellis.

On Jan. 10, 1948, she married Robert Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son; two brothers, David and Tommy Ellis; one sister, Donna Ellis; and a granddaughter, Robbie Lynn Johnson.

June worked as a cafeteria manager for public schools in Leander, Texas for several years. She enjoyed counted cross stitch, raising flowers and feeding hummingbirds. She loved time spent with family and friends. She and her husband Robert shared 62 years of marriage before his passing on March 4, 2010.

She is survived by her children, Carolyn Johnson, Connie Neff, and Corrine Smith, all of Lebanon; one sister, Jacqueline Smith of Ankeny, Iowa; six grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

A Celebration of Life for Dorothea June Smith will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel. Memorials have been suggested to Paws and Claws.

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