Barbara Ann Smith, age 62, of Tecumseh, lost her battle against Multiple Myeloma on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

Barbara Ann Smith, age 62, of Tecumseh, lost her battle against Multiple Myeloma on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

Barbara was born on June 21, 1955, to Pearl and Bobbie Herin in Shawnee.

She graduated from Shawnee High School and went on to marry the love of her life, Michael Jon Smith on Dec. 18, 1981.

She enjoyed antiques, getting together with family at the lake, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a cook at Tecumseh Public School from 1999 until she retired in August of 2017. She was passionate about her job and enjoyed spending time with her co-workers.

She was preceded in death by her father Bobbie L Herin Sr.

She is survived by her husband Michael Jon Smith, her mother Pearl J. Herin, her two sons Brian L. Herin and Christopher B. Smith, her daughter Martha J. Romeo, her two grandsons Maven Burroughs and Zander Romeo, her three granddaughters Madyson Romeo, Kaia Smith, and Emeri Smith. She was also survived by three brothers, Bobbie Herin JR., Franklin Herin, and Stephen Herin, her three sisters, Sharon Mills, Bonnie Griffin, and Patricia Herin, and many countless aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.