Wanda L. Smith, 79, LaFontaine, passed away at 1 a.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2018, at Rolling Meadows Health Care Center in LaFontaine. She was born in Evansville on February 9, 1938, to the late Melvin and Nora (Clark) Hardesty, Sr..
Wanda retired from the Marion VA Medical Center where she was a clerk. She attended Grace Community Church and enjoyed singing in the choir and working in the kitchen.
She is survived by her children, Dean (Cathy) Hunnicutt, Sweetser, Jeanne Evans, Marion, and Darla (Dennis) Gilbert, Bourbonnais, Illinois; brother, Melvin (Ruth) Hardesty, Jr., Marion; 7 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, Robert Evans.
The family will receive visitors from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.
Wanda's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Tom Mansbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Grace Community Church, 1810 E. Bradford St., Marion, IN 46952.
Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.