Vivian Rose Smith

Vivian Rose Smith, 90, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, March 26, 2021 at her home. She was a native of Daviess County, IN, and was a founding member of Elizabethtown Baptist Church. She was known as the cake lady and provided cakes for many community celebrations for 15 years prior to becoming a registered nurse. She retired from Hardin Memorial Hospital after 21 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Edgar Smith; a son, Steven L. Nall; a daughter, Nancy Miller Haycraft; her parents, Walter and Marian Jordan McCullough; a sister and an infant brother. She is survived by three sons, Tom (Denise) Miller of Elizabethtown, Mike (Donna) Miller of Vine Grove, and Arthur Miller of Rineyville; four daughters, Carol (Don) Brooks of Berea, KY, Brenda (Bob) Brown of Glendale, Alice (Bob) Hartman of Seymour, IN, and LeeAnne (Roy) Williams of Bardstown; a step-son, Roger Smith of Lebanon Junction; a sister, Clara (Dub) Rhodes of Shepherdsville; 30 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. William Acton and Rev. Ryan Acton officiating. Burial will follow in Hardin Memorial Park. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Monday and continues after 12 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Oneida Baptist Institute or Baptist Builders. Condolences may be expressed online at


Monday, March 29, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Tuesday, March 30, 2021 starting at 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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