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Christie Lynn Smith Mann, 34, of Grovespring, died Monday, May 9, 2022, in Lebanon.

She was born Jan. 28, 1988, in Conroe, Texas, to Travis Ray Smith and Alaisha Coker Runge.

Christie attended school in the Lebanon area, including Grovespring, Hartville and Joel E. Barber. She was a certified nursing assistant for many years. She enjoyed visiting and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed music, reading and will be remembered as a wonderful caregiver to many.

She appreciate the love and prayers from her church family, Harvest Tabernacle Church in Lebanon.

Survivors include her mother, Alaisha Runge of North Dakota; her father, Phillip Runge of Illinois; two daughters, Braylie Hoover and Adaylie Smith; one brother, Travis Smith Jr. of Missouri; two sisters, Beckie Smith of North Dakota and Leslie Strunk and her husband Aaron of Illinois; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and dear friends.

A service for Christie Lynn Smith Mann will be held at a later date under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon. There is no scheduled burial. Her body has been cremated under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel. A memorial has been established for the family to help with funeral expenses. Donations can be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial, P.O. Box 948 or 1001 N. Lynn, Lebanon, Mo. 65536. Sign guest book at