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Clarissa "Clare" Smith

December 22, 1978 - September 1, 2018
Traverse City, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Clarissa Mae “Clare” Smith, 39 of Traverse City, died Saturday, September 1, 2018.

She was born on December 22, 1978 in Shreveport, LA the daughter of Sherman William and Debra Gwen (Loucks) Shoup.

Clare was former resident of Keithville, LA where she married her husband, Chris Smith on December 30, 2000.

She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her boys. Caring for them meant everything to her. Clare enjoyed watching movies and singing along to her favorite songs.

Clare is survived by her parents, Debra and Brett Svoboda; husband, Chris Smith, sons, Cameron and Caleb Smith, brother, Mathen Shoup; niece and nephew, Harley and Matt Shoup; father-in-law, Colin Smith; sister-in-law, Tonya Smith Inman; nieces and nephews, Taylor Inman, Mason Inman, Gabe Inman, Harley Shoup, Matt Shoup and Christian McClendon and brother-in-law, Brandon McClendon.

She is preceded in death by her father, Sherman Shoup.

Memorial Services will be held 2pm, Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the new location for Life Story Funeral Home, 400 Hammond Rd. W. The family will greet friends starting at 1pm. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and memories with the family.