Smith, Shirley R. (Herd)
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Sapulpa Herald
Sapulpa, Oklahoma
November 21, 2005

Shirley R. Smith, 64, of Sapulpa, passed from this life Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005.

Shirley was born Nov. 2, 1941 to William and Lela Herd. On July 1, 1960 she married James Smith in Bristow. She worked for the Creek County Election Board, the Security National Bank, Creek County Lumber and the Sapulpa Herald.

She was preceded in death by her parents William and Lela Herd and one grandson Austin Matney.

Survivors are her husband James, of the home, of Sapulpa; children Sheila Brigance and her husband Claude, of Beggs, Nancy Kandybowiez and her husband David, of Tulsa, and Randy Smith and his wife Michelle, of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren James Michael Brigance, Jacob Brigance, Tanner Brigance, Faith Matney, Hope Kandybowiez, Skyler Smith, Hunter Smith; great-grandchildren Averie Brigance, Aubrie Brigance, Gracie Brigance; sister Pat Millarr, of Tulsa; and brothers Bob Herd, of Mexico, and Tom Herd, of Cleveland, Tenn.

Shirley was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and loyal friend. Her family and friends will miss her greatly. Nothing mattered more to her than her children. Her children would like to thank her for the people they have become due to her constant love and support. She will remain in the hearts of the people who knew her for the rest of their lives.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005 at the Smith Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Taylor officiating. Her final resting place will be in the Green Hill Memorial Gardens.

Serving as casket bearers will be Joe Tuttle, Jim Yeager, Hershel Sampson, O.D. Martin, Denton Lafevers and Sid Ingram.

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by Anne Leach, Oct 2005.



Complied and transcribed by Zoey Fryhover, 2009.

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