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Shelli Smith

Shelli L. Smith

Friday, January 20th, 1961 - Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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Obituary

Shelli L. Smith 59, of Alliance, NE, passed away at Chimney Rock Villa in Bayard, NE, on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

Cremation was chosen and a Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Eagles Club in Alliance, NE with Greg Carter officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of the family and mailed to P.O. Box 171 Alliance, NE 69301. Family will establish a memorial at a later date.

Shelli was born January 20, 1961, to Norman "Lyle" and Bonnie (Tiensvold) Elwood in Rushville, NE. She was one of seven children.

She was married to Eugene "Spike" Smith on September 30, 1979. To this union, two children were born. The family lived in Alliance, NE where she worked many years as the apartment manager at Lakefield Villas.
Shelli was an avid bingo player and a longtime member of the Eagles Auxiliary Club in Alliance, NE. She was always up for a game of cards, a trip to the casino, or a nice visit. She always made time to be present for her grandchildren in any way possible, they were the light of her life. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents Lyle and Bonnie Elwood, and in-laws Drexel and Wanda Smith.

She is survived by her husband Spike; son Jason (Cassandra) Smith; daughter Rachel Taylor; grandchildren, Jackson, Ryan, and Benjamin Smith, and Trinity and T'Anna Taylor; four sisters and two brothers.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Alliance Eagle's Club
    Address
    ALLIANCE, NE 69301
    Officiant
    Greg Carter
  • Interment

    Location
    Alliance City Cemetery
    Address
    2323 CR 58
    ALLIANCE, NE 69301
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The O Learys

Posted at 07:46pm
Shelli will always be a part of our lives. Our heats and prayerS are with you now and always. Love the O Leary families.
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Sharon Tiensvold

Posted at 11:50pm
Oh my gosh May you Rest In Peace you will be missed by so many. Prayers and sympathy to all your Family. Will miss your smile s and your voice yelling Bingo. Miss conversations with you also. Rest In Peace My Friend.

Christy Rose

Posted at 09:29pm
Shelli was always a warm and welcoming person that was fun to be around. I have great memories playing cards with her and Spike at the Fosters' kitchen table. Her passing is a devastating loss for the community and her family (especially those beloved grandbabies). Sending prayers and hugs during this time of grief.
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Cathe McCaffrey

Posted at 07:34pm
I have always loved Shelly because of her fun-loving personality and the love she had for her family...I taught Jason and had the absolute pleasure of teaching his son this last school year; as well as Trinity, Rachel’s daughter ...it was fun getting to see Spike and Shelly several times during the year...they were completely devoted to their children and grandchildren...I pray for peace for all of the family and friends....may your precious memories comfort you and may God hold your in his loving arms...
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