Mary O. Smith…April 30, 1921 – August 4, 2015

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Funeral services for Mary Smith will be held Thursday, August 13 at 10:00 a.m. at the Elder Chapel in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12 at Horber Funeral Chapel.

Mary Oleva Smith was born on April 30, 1921 to John P. Smith and Mary E. (Dillow) Smith in Hansford County Texas. She passed away on August 4, 2015 in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 94.

Mary enjoyed and derived great pleasure from many hobbies including cooking, sewing, crocheting, gardening, canning, and taking her various goods to the Bent County Harvest Show. For numerous years, Mary put her culinary skills to good use at Memorial Elementary School and later at Ft. Lyon Veteran’s Hospital, working in the kitchens.

Mary is survived by her sons, George Smith (Helen Bendzsa) of Lamar, Colorado, and Roy Smith of Las Animas, Colorado; daughter, Doris Morgan of Pueblo West, Colorado; 10 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Russell Smith; son, Larry Smith; and brothers, Norvel Smith, Mack Smith, Preston Smith, and Cleo Smith.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bent County Health Care Center directly, or in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

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