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Obituary: SMASHEY, BEATRICE ROAN

Published: Sunday, Dec. 21 2014 10:23 p.m. MST

Beatrice May Roan SmasheyTogether AgainHer age finally caught up to her on November 18, 2011. Born May 23, 1916 to Andrew Jackson Roan and Fannie Eva Doman at Louisiana Pike, MO. She was number 7 of 10 children. Married childhood sweetheart, John Hagan Smashey on Sept. 8, 1934. Active member of LDS Church and genealogist. She served in the Salt Lake Temple for 12 years. She didn't always show it, but she loved her family.Survived by her only child, Jonda Bea Smashey Lewis and son-in-law Donald Jay Lewis Sr., seven grandchildren, Donalynn and David B. Tate, Sherilee and David C. Kramer, John U. and JoAnne Lewis, Donald Jay and Michelle Lewis, James T. and Shannon Lewis, Jaylene and Andrew Amacher, Richard A. and Ashleigh Lewis. Also survived by 40 great grandchildren, one great great grandson and sister Alma N. Roan Stephens of Texas.Thanks to Dr. Ted Schultz and Haven HealthCare and her grandchildren for their care in enabling her to stay home with her daughter.Graveside services will be held December 1, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana Pike, MO under the direction of Collier Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers please donate to the LDS Missionary Fund or LDS Perpetual Education Fun or the Book of Mormon Fund.Online condolences at www.jenkins-soffe.com.