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Thelma D. Smith

Thelma D. Smith

Oct 17, 1937 - Apr 23, 2010
Funeral services for Thelma D. Smith of Riverton are at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Pastor Mike Johnson will officiate and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

There will be a viewing from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at the funeral home, and for one hour preceding the Wednesday service.

Mrs. Smith died at Riverton Memorial Hospital early Friday morning, April 23, 2010, at the age of 72.

Thelma D. Sanford was born in Thermopolis on Oct. 17, 1937, the daughter of Wiley and Dolly (Mayfield) Sanford.

She attended school and grew up in Thermopolis.

Mrs. Smith was married to Willis Smith on July 3, 1954.

She moved to Riverton in 1960 with her husband who was employed by and later retired from Western Nuclear Corporation.

Her family said that Mrs. Smith was a professional “Mother”. She dedicated her life to the welfare of her family. She enjoyed participating in the lives of her children and grand children and spending time with many of her life long friends.

She is survived by a daughter, Debbie Smith-Hirz of Casper; two sons, Tony Smith and his wife Deaun of Riverton, and Jeffrey Smith and his wife VerDeanne of Cheyenne; five grandchildren, Toby Smith, Tyler Smith and his wife Krysta, Travis Smith all of Riverton, Kramer Hirz and Dexter Hirz, both of Casper; a brother, Glidden Sanford and his wife Frances of Casper; a sister, Lillie Torrey of Salt Lake City, Utah.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, and one brother.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.