Football family helps Elkhart's Urston Smith deal with mom's death

Photo supplied/GVSULakers.comUrston Smith points skyward in salute to his mom after catching a pass for Grand Valley State on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Saginaw Valley State.

Urston Smith was being as strong as possible for his 16-year-old sister Morgan and 10-year-old brother Tony prior to their mother's funeral last Friday at Community Mission Baptist Church in Elkhart.

Cardiac arrest following kidney failure and surgery left the three siblings grieving their mother with close family and friends. Ursula Smith was 47.

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