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Erica Olivia (Lutes) Smith

July 17, 1982 ~ May 28, 2023 (age 40) 40 Years Old


Erica Olivia (Lutes) Smith, 40, Spartanburg, passed away on May 28, 2023 with her family and friends by her side. She was born to Troy and Stacey (Steele) Lutes, in Connersville, Indiana, on July 17, 1982.  She was a 2000 graduate of Randolph Southern. In 1999, she met her spouse, Brian Smith. They were married on July 28, 2001 and together they had 2 children, Brianna (Bree) Smith and Joselyn Smith.

Erica is also survived by her parents; her sisters, Erin (Allan) Geary and Elena (Stephen) Godsey. Erica’s family also includes several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and Grandpa Lutes.

A service to celebrate Erica’s life will be at 3:00 p.m., on Thursday, June 1, 2023, at the Walker Funeral Home in Winchester with Rev. Dale Steele officiating.  Burial will follow at Spartanburg Cemetery in Spartanburg.

Friends and family can call from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., on Thursday at the funeral home.

The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Erica. To know Erica is to love her, honor her memory with loving each other – give to those who need help.  Because of Erica’s legacy of giving, in lieu of flowers and gifts you can give a charitable gift to Indiana Donate Life. https://www.donatelifeindiana.org/show-your-support/financial-support/

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerswinchester.com.

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June 1, 2023

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Walker Funeral Home
248 E. South St.
Winchester, IN 47394

Funeral Service
June 1, 2023

3:00 PM
Walker Funeral Home
248 E. South St.
Winchester, IN 47394


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