Posted: May 12th, 2014

HAZEL BEVANS SMITH, beloved wife of Franklyn Rockwell Smith, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Cardston, Alberta. Hazel was born on March 6, 1934 in Cardston to Frank Ellsworth Bevans and Erma Woodruff Bevans and was the youngest of ten children. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. Her interests included art, sewing, reading, and gardening. She always grew a large garden and planted and maintained a beautifully landscaped yard. She was very artistic and loved to paint and often used her talents to decorate for local weddings and community events. She took an interest in and supported political initiatives and was a board member of Alberta Federation of Women United for Families for many years. Hazel was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served with dedication in numerous callings and in the Cardston Alberta Temple. Hazel is survived by her loving husband Frank; eight children, Brandon (Judy), Bradley (Kami), Amber, Lucy (Foster Sister), Rockwell (Shauna), Dallen (Jayna), Rusten (Amber), Ryan (Michelle); 34 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; brother, Oscar; sister, Betty and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jack, Forest, Fulton, Keith, Dale and sisters Eunice and Mildred. Friends may meet the family at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Sunday, May 11th from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. or at the Church from 11:45 to 12:45 p.m. prior to the Service. The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta West Stake Center (Waterton Hi-way), Cardston, Alberta on Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., with Bishop Dean Sommerfeldt officiating. Interment in the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain View, AB. Email your condolences to:

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  1. Dawn says:

    Our most sincere condolences. May you find comfort in the Almighty God’s promise to eliminate death..a time when loved ones will never have to part (Revelation 21:3-4).
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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