Smith-Whitaker, Audrey Nell 60, of Framingham, MA passed away Thursday, September 12 after a full and rewarding life. Audrey was born in Chicago, IL, March 6, 1953, the daughter of the late Erron and Anita (Tartt) Smith. The beloved wife of H. Edward Whitaker Jr. of Framingham, MA; the loving mother of Nubia Whitaker of Brookline, MA; the dear sister of Erron L. Smith Jr. of Urbana, IL, Jacqueline Thomas of Waterloo, IA, Sandra Smith of Chicago, IL, Ann Miller of Colton, CA and Leroy Tartt of Detroit, MI; the cherished niece of Viola Jones of Detroit, MI, Lila Jean Tartt, of Detroit, MI, Eartha B. Tartt of Syracuse, NY, Mildred Smith of Chicago, IL, Clementha Ingram of Chicago, IL, Naomi Ford of Phoenix, IL, and Florene Curtis of Knoxville, TN. She is also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and many kind and dedicated friends. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 20, 2013, at 11:00 AM at the Greater Framingham Community Church, 44 Franklin Street, Framingham, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 315 Norwood Park South, 1st Floor - Norwood, MA 02062 or at webma.alsa.org. Duckett-J.S. Waterman & Sons Sudbury, MA 978-443-5777 www.duckett-waterman.com.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Sept. 15, 2013