SMITH AlicePosted: November 9th, 2012
ALICE JUNE ELIZABETH NELSON SMITH passed away peacefully at the Lee Crest Care Center in Cardston on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the age of 91 years, beloved wife of the late Theron Smith.
Alice was born July 15, 1921 to Edgar Emberg (Ted) and Elizabeth Bigelow Nelson. The majority of her life was spent in Cardston. She attended Normal school in Calgary so she could receive her teaching certificate. She taught 1 year in Sedan and 1 year in Spring Coulee.
Alice married Theron Leon Smith on April 24, 1943. Together they raised five children; Terry – deceased, Randy (Valerie) Smith, Julee (Ron) Small, Shellee Smith, Dixee (Randy) Wilkerson. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Ellison as well as 12 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
Alice had a beautiful soprano singing voice which talent she shared at many weddings, funerals and cultural events. Alice and Theron enjoyed traveling to various places in the world. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Alice will be missed by all that knew her.
The Funeral Service will be held in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Temple Street Chapel, Cardston on Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with President Larry Schow officiating.
Friends may meet the family at the Church from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the Service. Interment in the Cardston Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society c/o #402 740-4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0N9
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