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Shirley Mae Kluck Smith

Mrs. Shirley Mae Kluck Smith, 82, of Marlin, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2019 in Waco, Texas. Funeral Services will be March 7, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church in Marlin.

Mrs. Smith was born October 12, 1936 in Marlin, to Paul and Frieda Kluck. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Marlin and a faithful and dedicated Christian her whole life. She was known for being a prayer warrior due to her strong belief in the power of prayer.

Mrs. Shirley Mae Smith was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Willie Smith; her brother Alton Kluck and her son Ernest “Ernie” Paul Reed.

She leaves behind her daughter Denise Ray and husband Corey of Woodway; daughter Debbie Smith and husband Marvin of Arkansas; brother Ernest Gus Kluck and wife Janice of Marlin; sister Paula Kluck of Marlin; grandson Jason Reed of Lubbock; granddaughter Ashton Neubert and Husband Jacob of Waco; grandson Colby Ray of Woodway; granddaughter Lexie Ray of Woodway; and granddaughter Crystal Carlson and husband Joey of Arkansas; great grandchildren are Alexis, Michael and Julia Carlson, Nora and Harper Neubert and numerous other family and friends.

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