A funeral service for Joan Morrison Smith, 80, was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013 at the Memorial Baptist Church in Wheatland with Pastor Craig Cagle officiating. Interment was at 3 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013 at Beth El Cemetery in Cheyenne, Wyoming with Pastor Craig Cagle officiating.
Joan Smith entered into eternal peace Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland.
Joan was born April 29, 1933, the daughter of Deming W. and Agnes (Mulkey) Morrison in Sacramento, Calif. She met G. Frank Smith at the Owl Inn drive-in in the summer of 1951, and then married on July 5, 1954 and just recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary.
She loved to go camping with her family, the outdoors, cooking and reading. In her younger years she enjoyed playing cards with friends.
Joan is survived by her husband, Frank Smith; sons, Rick (Laura) Smith of Washington and Scott (Donita) Smith of Colorado; daughter, Kim (Kevin) Hill of Wyoming; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents, Deming and Agnes Morrison and two brothers, Allen and William Morrison.
Serving as pallbearers were Rick Smith, Scott Smith, Daniel Smith, Kelton Smith, AJ Jefferson, Adam Benson, Nathen Lichtenberg and AJ Lauer.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Hill and Ralph Smith.
A memorial to the Memorial Baptist Church, 202 19th Street, Wheatland, WY 82201 in the name of Joan Morrison Smith would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.gormanfh.com.