Teri Smith
Teri Smith
July 18, 1942 - March 9, 2020


Teri Smith, 77, of Palatka passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 at her residence following a brief illness.

Teri was born in So Miguel Island, Azores and had been a resident of Palatka for the past 41 years, coming from Jacksonville. She was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church in Palatka and was a former member of Palatka Yacht Club where she had served as secretary. She had also volunteered her time with the Palatka Lions Club. She enjoyed taking care of her yard, sewing, crocheting and embroidery.

Preceding her in death were her husband, CPO Kenneth E. Smith, U.S. Navy (Ret.); her parents, Joa and Olivia deBrum; and a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Dr. David Risch.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Libby Smith and Zach Baker of Orlando; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Lynn Smith of Bostwick; a brother, Jordan Brum of Canada; a sister, Stephanie McEvoy of Canada; six grandchildren, Johnathan Fordham, Christine Fordham, Nicole Roberts, Andrew Graham, Colton Smith and Hailey Smith; three great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A rosary/wake service is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 20th with calling hours to continue until 9:00 p.m. that evening at Masters Funeral Home of Palatka. Prayers will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21st at Masters Funeral Home followed by a committal service at Palatka Memorial Gardens officiated by Father Ron Camarda.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Putnam First Cancer Fund, 600 Zeagler Dr., Palatka, FL 32177 or St. Monica Catholic Church, 114 South 4th St., Palatka, FL 32177. Friends may sign the online register at themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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