Marcella "Marice" Smith (1942 - 2015)

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A celebration of life for Marcie Smith will be held at the Juneau Moose Lodge (8335 Airport Blvd.) on Sunday, May 1, at 3pm. Please bring a dish to share. The family may be contacted care of Rosa Rice 8415 Nugget Dr. Juneau, AK 99801.

Marcella Bush Smith passed away November 4, short battle with cancer.
Marcie was born in Rupert Idaho to John and Rosa Bush. Marcie married Dale Smith in 1960 and they had six children.
As a Coast Guard family, they moved often, living in Texas, Cordova and Juneau Alaska, New Jersey, and Boston MA, before settling back in Juneau in 1972. Marcie worked as the bookkeeper for Lyle's Hardware and Furniture from 1975-1984. In recent years, they lived in Fort Stockton Texas.
Marcie was preceded in death by her parents, John and Rosa Bush, and her brother, Jan Bush, and her son Christopher Dale Smith.
She is survived by husband Dale Smith, children Nathan (Sharon), David (Misty), Anthony (Elizabeth), and Matthew Smith and Rosa (Ray) Rice; grandchildren Wil, Katie, Kristin, Josh (Caroline), Marcella, Adian, and Mattison Smith, Laura (Jonathan) Gillman, Ray Rice, Naomi "Ami" (Kenneth) Demmert, Mary Hayes, and Kinnon (Andie) Scharen; and great grandchildren Sylas and Caleb Demmert, Tobias Gillman, Elnora Smith and Jace Kihlmire; and by her brothers Lee (Sandy) and Eric (Jackie) Bush.
Published in The Juneau Empire from Apr. 27 to May 27, 2016