Velma Lucile Smith

July 27, 1918April 27, 2018

Velma Lucile Engle Anderson Smith was born July 27, 1918. She grew up in Missouri where she married her first husband that passed away from tuberculosis complications in 1942. She remarried approximately 2 years later to her childhood sweetheart, Myron who was in the Army and stationed in the Hawaiian Islands as a result of Pearl Harbor. They came to Barstow in the 1950's and homesteaded in Hinkley, Ca. Velma was married to Myron E. Smith for nearly 64 years before he passed away from emphysema complications. Velma had 5 children, Andrea, Jerry, Terry, Deborah, and Patricia. She is proceeded in death by her husband and 3 of their children. She has 13 grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren. Velma's life was lived remarkably close to her family and her Lord Jesus. She spent the last 5 years of her life living with her oldest daughter and her husband. Velma had a stroke in December of 2016 and was bedridden for 15 months. Velma went to be with her Lord and Savior 3 months shy of her 100th Birthday on April 27, 2018.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Velma Lucile Smith

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