Died: Thu., Jun. 11, 2020

Private Interment


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Jun. 20, 2020
Location: Stuart Mortuary Chapel

Private Services

11:00 AM Sat., Jun. 20, 2020
Location: Stuart Mortuary Chapel

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Lillie Warren Smith was born in Greensburg, Kentucky on July 27, 1927 to the late Douglas P. and Etta Brown Warren. Lillie was the 7th child of 10 children and was the last living sibling in her family.

Lillie received her education in the public schools in Green County, Kentucky. She moved to Indianapolis and graduated from Crispus Attucks High School in 1949.

Lillie professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Mount Union Baptist Church in Green County, Kentucky. She joined South Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in the 1940’s. She was a faithful member of the usher board and served for over 50 years.

Lillie married Clifford E. Smith and they had two children; Vincent Elliott proceeded them in death on July 4, 1967. Lillie and Clifford enjoyed over 50 years of marriage. They traveled, entertained, and enjoyed their family and friends until his death in April 2003.

Lillie worked at Western Electric for over 20 years retiring in 1983. After retirement she work for the Ayres family and was able to continue her love of travel while caring for their family.

Lillie was affectionately known as “Lil Darling” to those her knew her well. She loved spending time with her family especially her sisters. Lillie loved to travel and enjoyed having a good time. She loved to cookout, attend the  Kentucky Derby, dog races, dinner-dances and bus trips. Some of her favorite places to visit were the Wisconsin Dells, Las Vegas, West Virginia, Detroit, St. Louis and Chicago. One of the major highlights in her travels was to Madrid, Spain to be with her niece, Janet Crowe and family

Lillie departed life on June 11, 2020 at the age of 92 years old. She leaves to cherish her memory daughter, Kaye Frances “Dobie” Smith Hardin;  bonus son, James I. English (Deborah); two granddaughters, Rolanda Kay and Rhonda Nicole Hardin; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family and friends.


Humbly Submitted…………………....The Family




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Morris Gardner
   Posted Fri June 19, 2020

Tree of Life Tribute was sent by Mynelle .

Kaye, Rolanda, Rhonda Our deepest sympathy and condolences. We love Ma Lily very much. Please know you are in our prayers and thoughts. Much love to you and family. The Father now has her in his arms and she will suffer no more. Love, Mynelle and Morris.

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