Tributes flow for Boyne Island mum Tracey Smith
THE community has spoken out to honour much-loved Boyne Island mum Tracey Smith after her emotional funeral service yesterday.
More than 70 people have left tributes and condolences to the family on The Observer's Facebook page.
Family and friends laughed also paid tribute to Ken Smith's beautiful eulogy to his wife, which had the congregation laughing and crying all at once.
Tracey lost her battle with melanoma on December 24, aged 47.
Cherie Hill Willmann: It was a lovely service and Ken Smith the eulogy was very heartfelt, Tracey would have loved it. It was hard to say goodbye to such a caring, wonderful and loved person. Our love and thoughts are with you Ken, Josh, Conner and Madelyn Smith. Goodbye my dear cousin, I hope you are with your parents and our grandparents xxxx
Sharna Townson: Rip Tracey, you were always such a lovely person, so sad that you were taken from your friends and family so early in your life, my thoughts were with your family today and will be forever.
Paula Baublys: My deepest sympathies to you Ken, Connor and Maddie. Tracey was a beautiful, caring and thoughtful lady. She will be missed by so manyMadelyn Smith: I love you mom rest in peace
Luise Buckingham: Beautiful eulogy done by Ken Smith, don't know how he did it without crying. RIP Tracey, you will never be forgotten
Lyn Adams: Boyne/Tannum Community lost a very Special lady! RIP Tracey!! Love to the Family! xx
Leslie Sheremeta: So very sad. Such a loved and vibrant mother and wife
Katrina Miles: Thinking of you Ken, Maddie and Connor and remembering Tracey's beautiful smile! RIP
Leisa McBryde: Her smile could brighten a room full of people and she brought light to everyone she met! You will be missed Tracey!
Kelly Smith: Such a lovely person, a very sad loss. RIP Tracey
Charlee Baublys: RIP to one of the most beautiful women I have ever been blessed of meeting
Melissa Rudder: RIP beautiful lady. Love and prayers to Ken and the family. She is in our hearts while you remain in our thoughts.
Ethan Gardiner: Rest in peace Tracey, will never forget the things you did for us
Angela J Baker: Beautiful lady we will miss your smiling face and lovely nature X Heaven gained an Angel
Julie Emslie: Love and hugs!!! Fly with the Angels Tracey!
Christine Heisner: A beautiful soul taken way too soon condolences to her family