Loretta Fern Smith passed on February 8, 2020. She was 92 years old. Loretta was a long-time resident of Tonkawa, OK. She was born in Guthrie, OK on March 15, 1928.
Loretta and Max Smith were married on October 18, 1947 until his death on October 15, 2011.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and attended regularly. Loretta worked alongside her husband, Max as a bookkeeper at the family owned Smith Oil Company, Smith Propane, Gasland, and C.L.’s mini Storage, all located in Tonkawa, from 1953 to 2000 when they retired.
She loved her flowers, gardening, camping, and fishing with Max, attending card parties with her long time friends, hosting family for the holidays, and spending time with great/grandchildern. She always had a smile for everyone and was loved by all that knew her. She will be missed dearly and remembered often for the impact she had on her loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Bell Marie Smith, her son, Charles Leslie Smith, and husband, Max Smith. She is survived by her son, Thomas Eugene Smith of Wichita KS, grandchildren, Scott-Thomas Smith, Casey Leslie Smith, Elizabeth-Marie Woodward, Juianne-Renee Smith, and Jackie J Smith, great-grandchildren, Tenetke Jones, Collin Brandenburg, Alyssa Brown, Alexandria Smith, Raven Smith, Crista Woodward.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 14, 2020 at 10am in Tonkawa at the First Baptist Church with pastor Terry Ballard officiating.
Loretta will be laid to rest at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Tonkawa, OK. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Tonkawa.