Celeste Upchurch Smith, 73, of Marshfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2017.
She was born Aug. 1, 1944, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. to Charles and Celeste Upchurch.
on August 1, 1944.
Celeste is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Celeste Upchurch, and her older brother, Buddy.
She is survived by her husband, Alf Smith; her two children, Alinda Maxwell and Koby Smith; her niece and nephew, Bronwen Harbor and Andrew Upchurch, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and countless other friends and family in the Ozarks and across the United States. 
She owned Butterfly Gardens, her own flower nursery and knitting and sewing business for many years. Celeste worked for 18-years at Walmart, and developed many friendships at work that she cherished to the end.
Funeral services for Celeste Upchurch Smith will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, at Fraker Funeral Home, Inc. in Marshfield. Visitation will be before the funeral service from 1-2 p.m. Burial will follow in Marshfield Cemetery.


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