EVART\u00a0\u2014\u00a0Lillian Marie Smith, 75, of Evart, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14,\u00a02015, at Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital. Mrs. Smith was born on April 18, 1940, in LaGrange, Ga., to William\u00a0Fredrick and Amanda (Colson) Sams. She moved to the Evart area\u00a0from Florida in 1985. Lillian loved family events, cooking,\u00a0enjoyed card games and working at the flea market. Lillian is survived by two daughters, Cynthia (Daniel) Patykowski, of\u00a0Hersey, and Melissa Stowe, of New York; two sons, William Stowe, of Evart, and\u00a0Larry (Connie) Stowe, of Cadillac; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Eugene Sams, of LaGrange, Ga. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arden Smith; a daughter; one sister; and four brothers. A memorial service honoring the life of Lillian Marie Smith will be\u00a0held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Springview Manor\u00a0Apartments in Evart.