Evelyn Marie Smith, 98
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 7:00pm admin
Feb. 6, 1920 —
June 24, 2018
Strawberry Point, Iowa - Evelyn Marie Smith, age 98, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa.
The funeral service will be at 3 p.m., on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Strawberry Point, with Rev. Mary Green officiating.
Visitation is before the service, from 1-3 p.m. Interment is at Cass Township Cemetery in Strawberry Point.
She was born on Feb. 6, 1920, in Atlantic, Iowa, the daughter of Fay and Grace (Johnson) Mewhirter. She graduated from Atlantic High School in 1938 and attended beauty school in Council Bluffs.
On Sept. 17, 1941, Evelyn was united in marriage to Curtis C. Smith in St. Joseph, Mo. Four children were born to this union. Following Curtis’ time in the military, the couple farmed in Griswold, Iowa until 1959, and then lived in Marengo, Iowa and Cresco, Iowa,where Curtis worked as a Conservation Officer for the Iowa Conservation Commission. Evelyn owned and operated beauty shops in both towns. In 1972, the couple moved to Strawberry Point.
Church, famil, and home were very important to Evelyn. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading and playing cards.
Survivors include her four children, Steven (Pat) Smith of Northwood, Iowa, Curtis “Mark” (Beverly) Smith, of Albany, Ill., Nancy (Curt) Cooley of DeKalb, Ill. and Susan (Bruce) Stone of Strawberry Point; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Phyllis Mewhirter and Jane Leighton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Curtis Smith; one grandson, Curtis Troy Smith; a great-granddaughter, Harlee Devane Stone; her sister, Kathryn Witzman; a brother, Morris Mewhirter; and one brother-in-law, Merritt Witzman.
Online condolences may be sent to http://www.leonard-mullerfh.com.