Tamara (Tammy) L.
Maluvac Smith, 52, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at her
residence in Noxapater, Mississippi.
were held on January 16, 2015, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with
Father Augustine Palimattam officiating. Interment at Indian Springs
Cemetery in Noxapater.
Tamara was born on
August 28, 1962, and she was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of
She is survived by
her husband of 25 years, James N. Smith, of Noxapater; her parents, William
and Dianne McGee Maluvac of Porter, Indiana; and her son, Michael L. M.
Smith; and her mother-in-law, Katherine Smith, both of Noxapater. She is
also survived by three brothers: William Maluvac and wife, Evakay; Timothy
Maluvac and wife, Heather; and Bryon Maluvac and wife, Robin; three
brothers-in-law, Christopher Smith; Kenneth Howard Britzius; and Daris
Freimuth; and sister-in-law, Sandra Kay Brown; and one grandchild, Lucas Lee
She was a 1981
graduate of Chesterton High School. She loved spending time with her 9 month
old grandson, Lucas Smith, and said that was the best time of her life. She
especially enjoyed her mini-vacations home to Indiana, spending time with
family and friends.
Services under the
direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue,
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