Lavera M. Smith, 87, of Pioneer passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born on Feb. 19, 1935, in Montpelier to Francis and Helen (Traush) Moreland.
Lavera was a member of the Pioneer Bible Fellowship Church. She worked at Pioneer Transformer for 21 years. Lavera was involved with the Goldwing Motorcycle Club, where she served as president alongside her husband, Lynn. She loved to crochet, play cards and shop.