Teresa Smith, 69, of Attica, MI passed away Friday, April 17, 2020 at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital. Iolene Teresa Combs was born November 2, 1950 in Lapeer, MI. She was the daughter of the late George Elbert and the late Ersa Mae (Deaton) Combs. Teresa grew up in the Attica area. She was a graduate of Imlay City High School, Class of 1968. She married John Randall Smith on December 14, 1968 in Imlay City, MI. John died on March 28, 1998. Teresa enjoyed spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren. Teresa knew no strangers – once she met you, you were family. She loved her pool, her beautiful flowers and feeding everyone in the neighborhood.
She was a sales clerk at her father’s grocery store (at the corner of M-21 & N. Lake Pleasant Rds.) and a cook at the Michigan Christian Youth Camp in Attica. She had occasionally driven her father’s oil delivery truck for Combs Oil & Fuel (at the other corner of M-21 and N. Lake Pleasant Rds.).
Teresa is survived by her brother, Doug Combs of Imlay City, MI; her two daughters, Cindy (Dave) Nutt of Attica and Wendy (Kevin) Kmiotek of Attica; her granddaughter, Audrey Nutt; her grandson, John Nutt; and her companion, Richard Wakeley
Teresa was preceded in death by her husband, John Smith; parents, George and Ersa Combs; her brother, Gillis Combs; her sister-in-law, Carol Combs; and an infant grandson.
Teresa also has many friends and loved ones awaiting her in Heaven.
The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Private graveside services and interment were held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Attica Township Cemetery, 4350 Peppermill Rd., Attica, MI.
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