August 27, 1919 - May 21, 2021
Shelton, Washington - Evelyn (Malone) Smith, 101, went to heaven May 21 peacefully at Alpine Way in Shelton, Washington. She was the beloved wife of James R Smith and had celebrated 66 years of marriage before he passed in 2005. They had 3 children James Michael (Mike) Smith of Hoodsport, WA, Julie (Mike) Pavlik of Totten Shores, WA and Phoenix, AZ, Steve Smith (Linda) of Clinton, WA. She was preceded in death by Steve. She had 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was the youngest and last surviving of her 8 brothers and sisters. Two of her sisters also lived to be over 100 years old.
Evelyn was born in Tacoma, WA and lived there most of her life. They spent 15 years in Scottsdale, AZ and 5 in Olympia, WA. She was an administrative assistant for Silver Eagle Trucking Co for many years prior to retirement. She loved traveling, dancing, and entertaining. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Private services will be held in Tacoma, WA. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society