Alanna Maria (Reyner) Smith, 69, of Patriot, IN, passed away on Saturday, February 11th, 2023 at St. Elizabeth Dearborn Hospital in Lawrenceburg, IN. Alanna was born in Batesville, IN on February 8, 1954, a daughter of the late Barbara Ann (DuVall) Reyner and Harry Louis Reyner. She grew up in the Patriot community and attended school in Switzerland County. Alanna married James Oliver Smith on August 17, 1991 at the First Baptist Church in Patriot, IN. They were married 23 years until Jim's passing on December 3, 2014. Alanna was a faithful member of the Rising Sun First Baptist Church. She liked spending her time doing crafts, especially cross stitching and diamond art. Alanna loved animals and delighted in seeing the birds that came to her feeders. She also enjoyed the outdoors, tending to her flowers and garden. Alanna had a kind and loving soul and was a cherished sister and beloved aunt and great aunt to her family.
Alanna is survived by her sister, Teresa Coy (Allen), of Osgood, IN; by her brother, Paul Reyner (Pat), of Patriot, IN; by her nephews, James Parker (Kim) and the late Jacob Parker; by nieces, Kythryn Nicole Reyner, Emily Anne Fisher (Gary), Erin Renyer (Zach), Tessa Renyer (Will) and Carla Auel; by great nieces and nephews, Trevor, Hayden Abigail, Riley Ann, Carter, Charlotte, Kail, Cheyenne, Jordan, Olivia, Kylee, Bethany, Liam, Madeline, Madison, and Jaden; by her uncle Gary Duvall and aunt Patty DuVall and many other loving family members of the DuVall and Smith families. Alanna was preceded in death by her her parents, Harry and Barbara Reyner, by her husband, James Smith and by her nephew, Jacob Parker.
Funeral services will be 11 AM, Friday, February 17th at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Rev. Jim Jenkins officiating. Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 16th at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Eastview Cemetery in Patriot, IN. Memorial donations may be made to Rising Sun First Baptist Church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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