Shane's Story

LAWTON, OK - Shane Alexander Smith (6) son of Joseph and Misshay Amore Smith went home to be with the Lord on January 20, 2015. Shane was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on January 23, 2008. He lived with his parents in Elgin, Oklahoma. He enjoyed playing with his sister and cousins. A perfect day for him was a picnic and climbing on Mt Scott. For over two years he has battled cancer. His fight is over and he is at rest in the arms of Jesus. Shane was loved by many young and old, family and friends.

He is survived by his parents: Joseph and Misshay Smith, of the home; maternal grandparents: Everett and Linda Thompson Amore, of Elgin, OK; Paternal grandparents: Arthur and Theresa Parasimo Smith, of Stroudsburg, PA; his sister, Aurora Smith, of the home; 1 uncle, Jared and his wife Heidi Amore, of Elgin, OK; 2 aunts: Donna Smith and Ann Marie Smith, both of Stroudsburg, PA; Cousins Caleb, Liliana, and Violet Amore, all three of Elgin OK and Anna Rose Sanchez and John Sanchez, both of Stroudsburg, PA; and a very close and dear friend, Elizabeth Foster, of Elgin, OK.

Services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Crossroads Baptist Church in Elgin with Pastor Larry Thoma, officiating. Burial will follow at the Elgin Memorial Cemetery under the direction of the Elgin Funeral Home. Shane's book can be signed Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers please make contributions to:

Shane Smith Education Fund for his sister's education at Arvest Bank c/o Shane Smith.

OK Kids Korral (home for children with cancer)

818 NE 8th St Oklahoma City, OK 73104

St Baldricks (childhood cancer research)

1333 South Mayflower Avenue, Suite 400, Monrovia, CA 91016

An Online Guestbook is available at
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