Family Login:

Pause One True Love by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
Share This Obituary

Send Flowers
 Click Here to Order Flowers, Sympathy Cards & Unique Gifts

Memories & Candles

“State 106 in Mafia City Will Miss You Nikki. People from all over the world who play with us knows. Our Alliance AOK Prays for you and your family...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: MuffinCrush AOK Alliance 106 - HI

“My darling daughter, my Angel. I will never get over losing you. It breaks my heart that your gone. I keep asking why!!! You are on my mind day and...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Penny Panyard - Fort Wayne, IN

“I knew Nicole from Ace Cash Express I'd go in there to get money orders & we'd just talk about different things going on. She always knew how to...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Michelle Turner - Fort Wayne, IN

“Nicole, you will always be with, dad. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Pete Smith - Muncie, IN

“My deepest Condolences to the family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Peggy Reid - Muncie, IN

“Nicole I just can not even believe it, I just can't! You and I were inseparable for like 2 years, Did EVERYTHING together unless you were working!...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Danyell Bowers - Arcola, IN

“Oh best friend, my life will never be the same again. I keep hoping that I am going to wake up from this nightmare. Knowing that I will never hear...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Nicole Krouse - Fort Wayne, IN

“Nicole,I just can't believe your gone. You were such a wonderful friend and a wonderful woman.. You will forever be missed love u hun ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Natalie Alcantar - Ft Wayne, IN

“We are all family and she will be missed by many. Prays for family and friends. Love Always ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Diane Elwood - New Haven, IN

“I am so very sorry for your loss... I didn't know her personally, however she always had a smile on her face and joked around while helping me at Ace...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Melissa Gillespie - Fort Wayne, IN

“Thoughts and prayers to all of the family, from one of Uncle Louie's daughters. May Nicole rest in Heavenly peace as she watches over all of you!! ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Linda and Rick (Panyard) Cherrry - SC

“I'm so so sorry for your loss PennyYou are in my prayers and I'm here, day or night my friend. Love you ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Connie Whittington - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sending you peace and love ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Cricket Griswold - AL - Friend

14 of 22 | Posted by: Renee. (Patty) Hardin - Aiken, SC

“What the heck coz I heard you left us why what happened you know the whole Patty the whole clan is going to miss you so much girl I know you're in...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Kim Romines - IN - Family

“I am Jan McClain Bradley, cousin of your Maternal Grandmother, Betty Ort. My sincere condolences to you and your families. I know the difficulty of...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Jan McClain Bradley - Conway, AR

“Pete I'm so sorry for your loss May God help you and your family thru this devastating time ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Strunk - Eaton, IN

“So sorry to hear of this. Nicole went to school with my daughters and was good friends with them prayers to your family ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Rob Van Durmen - Fort Wayne, IN

“I use to get loans from her. I'm staying right around the corner from her work. So sad to see her go. She was a angel! :( ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: David Marsden - FORT WAYNE, IN

“Be at Peace! ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Rita Nicholson - Ft Wayne, IN

“Be at Peace! ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Rita Nicholson - Ft Wayne, IN

“I love you, sis. You will ALWAYS be in my heart. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Carlis Smith - Fort Wayne, IN

Nicole E Smith, 28, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at her home in Fort Wayne. She was a lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, IN, Nicole graduated from Elmhurst High School in 2008. She was a Loan Advisor with Ace Cash Express for 3 years, Nicole loved to spend time outdoors, hiking at Fox Island and being with her family and friends. Surviving are her father, Carlis "Pete" Smith, Jr. of Muncie, IN; mother, Penny Panyard, brother, Carlis Smith, III, sister, Maggie Panyard, maternal grandmother, Betty Ort, all of Fort Wayne, IN, paternal grandmother, Yonda Strunk of Eaton, IN; fiancée, Jeremy Melton of Fort Wayne, IN. Service is 6:00 pm, Tuesday August 7, 2018 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with calling three hours prior. Memorials may be made to the H.O.P.E for Animals. To sign the online guest book, go to