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Teresa Ann “Terri” Smithers, 68, Tecumseh

Teresa Ann “Terri” Smithers passed away June 23, 2020, at her home in Tecumseh.  She was born to Donald and Virginia (Schroeder) Copley on March 27, 1952, in Lincoln.
Terri attended Syracuse Public Schools, graduating with the Class of 1971.  Terri worked for her parents for fifteen years in their family businesses, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home and also Dollar General in Tecumseh until retiring in 2009.
She was united in marriage to Daniel Smithers on July 13, 1998.  Dan passed away Aug. 17, 2013.
In her spare time, Terri enjoyed reading, writing, doing crossword puzzles and watching television, especially the History and Christian channels.  
She loved to keep in touch with her family and friends by phone.   
Terri is survived by her daughter, Traci Johnson (Gary) of Bellevue,  Dan’s children, Danielle, Danny and Denice, grandsons, Addison and Kyler, brother, Bill Copley (Brenda) of Syracuse, sister, Anita Schomerus (Lynn) of Unadilla, aunt and uncle, Nancy and Richard Christensen of Bennet, special friends, Larry Yates and Marjorie Berg of Tecumseh, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Dan Smithers.
Private family graveside services were held at the Park Hill Cemetery, Syracuse.  Services were entrusted to Wherry Mortuary, Tecumseh.