Barbara Clark Smith|
1920 ~ 2014
Barbara Clark Smith passed away April 8th, 2014 at the age of 94. She was the daughter of Marion Clark and Zina Bennett Clark. Born March 19, 1920 in Preston, Idaho and lived her growing up years in Blackfoot and Pocatello, Idaho. She married the love of her life, Joseph Ralph Smith, February 21, 1939 in the Salt Lake Temple and settled in Draper. Her greatest joy was when she was surrounded by her family. She had the gift of music, decorated cakes, made many rugs for family and friends and loved to make chocolates at Christmas time. She was involved and served in many callings in her church and community, was a nurse's aide at Cottonwood Maternity Hospital in Murray, served as President of Draper School P.T.A., captain of Ebenezer Brown Camp of the D.U.P. and served a stake mission with her husband. She loved people and was blessed with many friends who all felt welcome in her home.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Arthur, Harvey, Donald and sister Alene, children, Delaine Ralph, Barbara Jean and John Ralph. Survived by her husband, children: Lorraine (Wayne) Price, Leone (Jay) Smith and Steven J., 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandaughter.
A special thanks to Assisted Living of Draper, Curtis and Leslie Payne, Don, Hannah, Kelsey, Joanne, Tayler, Courtney and Liberty for the loving care and friendship they showed our mom. They helped to make the last years of her life comfortable and happy.
Also a special thanks to Brio Home Health and Hospice for their loving care.
Services will be Saturday, April 12, 12:00 noon at 420 East Stokes Ave. (13550 South). Family and friends may visit at Goff Mortuary, 8090 South State Street, Midvale, Friday evening between 6 and 8 pm and at the church Saturday from 11:00 to 11:45 am. Interment will be at the Draper Cemetery.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Apr. 10, 2014