Janelle Diane Smith, went home to be with the Lord at 12:17 a.m. March 1, 2018, in Indianapolis, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 14, 1954, to Thelma V. Henson and Herman Thompson, in Terre Haute.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; one sister, Rhonda Thompson; and one brother, John W. Bruce Jr.
Survivors includes her daughter, Thelma Thompson-Covington; son, Shakir Thompson; one granddaughter, Amilah; four sisters, Sandra Bland of Indianapolis, and Jacqueline Thompson, Marcia Russell and Julia Bruce, all of Terre Haute; one brother, Alfred Thompson of Fort Worth, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Terre Haute. Visitation is 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. Russell Funeral Home assisted.
Published on March 8, 2018