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1934 - 2016 In Memoriam Condolences
SHIRLEY MARIE SMITH September 24, 1934 ~ December 22, 2016 Shirley Marie Smith, born 9/24/34, passed away with family by her side, at the age of 82, at the home of her daughter on 12/22/16. Native of Oklahoma, she moved to California where she met her husband to be, Robert Joe Smith. They were married in 1952, and moved to Red Bluff, CA in 1955 with their two daughters. Shirley spent 37 years as a waitress working at Tremont Hotel, L & M Cafe, and the Crystal Steak House, where she made many life long friends. Shirley loved family summer vacations on Shasta Lake with friends and family. She enjoyed playing cards and board games and having people over to play music with her husbands garage band. In retirement Shirley thoroughly enjoyed gardening. She loved her plants and flowers and shared them with many. Shirley, a wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandma, great grandma, great great grandma, Aunt and friend, was very caring and loving to all and will greatly missed. Shirley is survived by sisters: Daryl Kay (Robert), Jackie, sister-in-law Alta, children: Cindy (David), Cleo; 6 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert "Joe", brother Garry, son-in-laws Kenny and Mark, grandson Garrett. A service will be held at Chapel of the Flowers, Friday, December 30th at 1:00 pm. A gathering to follow at 1406 Robinson Dr., Red Bluff.
Published in Daily News on Dec. 28, 2016
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