Jean E. Smith
January 9, 1928 – March 6, 2019
Jean E. Smith passed away on March 6, 2019 at Sharmar Assisted Living Facility in Pueblo, CO. Born Phylis Jean Earl on January 9, 1928 in Abilene, KS, she was the fourth of seven children born to Jack and Mary Earl.
Preceded in death by her parents; her husband of over 50 years (Lee R. Smith - retired music teacher in Widefield School District); sisters Mary Pearson, AnnaMae Trudell, Elsie Emrich, and Janet Ahrends; her brother Jack Earl; and numerous sister's and brother's-in-law.
Survived by her sister Patsy Teller (Hays, KS); sister-in-law Mary Earl (Wakeeney, KS); sons Steve (Kerry) Smith in Colorado Springs, Doug (Susie) Smith in Pueblo, Kurt (Sharon) Smith in Sioux Falls, SD, and Monty Smith in Colorado Springs; and eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jean graduated from Ft. Hays St in 1949 and while teaching in Palco, KS, she met the love of her life. Lee and Jean were married on December 27, 1950. The Smith family moved to Widefield, CO in the summer of 1963. Jean was active in the Fountain Valley Women's Club and Pikes Peak Whittler's Club.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, March 11, 2019 at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary in Fountain, CO, with inurnment at a later date at Fairview Cemetery in Colorado Springs.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Sangre de Christo Hospice (Pueblo, CO) or a charity of your choosing.
- Patsy Teller, Sister
- Mary Earl, Sister-in-law
- Steve (Kerry) Smith, Son
- Doug (Susie) Smith, Son
- Kurt (Sharon) Smith, Son
- Monty Smith, Son
- Lee R. Smith, Husband
- Jack & Mary Earl, Parents
- Jack Earl, Brother
- Mary Pearson, Anna Mae Trudell, Elsie Emrich and Janet Ahrends ., Sisters
Also preceded in death by numerous sister's and brother's-in-law.
Also survived by 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
- Sangre de Christo Pallative Care
- Memorial Service Monday, March 11, 2019