Sue L. Smith, 76, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Salem Center, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on October 9, 2018, in her home. Born February 9, 1942 living in Columbus, OH moved her three children to Salem Center, Ohio where she lived until moving to Columbus in 1989.

Sue is predecedsed by her parents John M. and Mabel P. (Cook) Thomas of Columbus, Ohio and her youngest son, Shane E. Smith, Salem Center, Ohio

Sue was a loving mother and an excellent cook who injoyed cooking for her family. Sue was a collector of many things particularly ceramic pigs and native American dolls. She displayed these collectables proudly and could tell you where she had gotten each one. She often could see the beauty of many things, whether she needed them or not.

Sue is survived by her two remaining children, daughter Kenney Sue (Thomas) Sharon and her husbandPatrick W.; son Kelly J. Thomas both of Columbus, OH. Also survived by three brothers John and Lana Thomas; Ace and Rose Thomas; George and Sandy Thomas all of Columbus, OH.Sue is also survived by two grandchildren, Missy and Joey Thomas of Middleport, OH along with to great granddaughters.

A casual graveside service and burial will be held on October 19 at 11 a.m. Salem Center Cemetery in Salem Center, OH. Flowers can be sent to Birchfield Funeral Home in Rutland, OH. Online condolences @birchfieldfuneralhome.com.