June 25, 1934 – October 23, 2018
Charlotte I. Smith of Lincoln, was born to Charles E. and Daisy M. Hatcliff in Newhawka, Nebraska. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1951 and married Jesse L. Smith on December 20, 1952.
Charlotte enjoyed her employment at Citizen’s State Bank for 23 years taking considerable pride working for a great local institution and alongside many good friends. She enjoyed volunteering at elementary schools assisting students to become proficient readers.
She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers C. Eldon Hatcliff and David E. Hatcliff and a granddaughter, Christina Lewis.
Charlotte is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jesse L. Smith; and four daughters, Paula (David) Little of Rusk, Texas; Gail (David) Lewis of Village of Lakewood, Illinois; Terri (Ted, deceased) Armfield of Cullowhee, North Carolina; and Pamela (William) Samuelson of Lake Forest, California; nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, sister Helen E. Scott, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Special appreciation is given to the compassionate staff of Independence House at Northview and the staff of AseraCare Hospice of Lincoln for the care and concern given to Charlotte and her family.