Josephine Smith


Josephine Smith, 76, of North Vernon, died at 10:09 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

Survivors include a son, Roger Hicks of North Vernon; daughters, Joanna (Johnny Mason) Bailey and Joyce Anna (Jason) Hamlin, both of North Vernon; stepsons, Greg (Ronda) Smith and Jerry (Viola) Smith, both of North Vernon; stepdaughters, Tina Stout of Tennessee and Debbie Smith and Kim Yonts, both of North Vernon; brothers, Fred Vaughn of Indianapolis and Harson Vaughn, Arnold Vaughn Jr. and James Vaughn, all of Monterey, Tennessee; sisters, Norma Jean Randolph and Mildred Roe, both of Monterey, Tennessee; and several grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Bailey; second husband, James Smith; and a stepdaughter, Jacqueline Bailey.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon with the Rev. Michael Biggs officiating. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday.

Memorials may be made to State Street Community Worship Center or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.