Gladys Wright Smith Caine, age 95, died Tuesday, November 13, 1990 in a Boise nursing home.
She was born November 3, 1895 in Preston, Idaho; a daughter of Orson G. and Mary Ellen Smith. She was one of ten children. The family later moved to Logan, Utah; she attended Brigham Young College and Utah State University where she worked in the secretary's office. She was active in music and sports. Possessing a beautiful sophrano voice, she sang in opera and in many choruses. She married Arthur H. Caine on June 16, 1920 at Logan, Utah; and celebrated their 65th anniversary together before his death in 1986. They lived the first years of their marriage in Logan and spent summers in Soda Springs, Idaho; where Mr. Caine managed a live stock operation. Later they moved to Pocatello, Idaho and in 1934 they moved to Boise, Idaho.Survivors include two daughters, Helen (Mrs. Scott M.) Schlofman, Boise; and Barbara (Mrs. John M.) Scowcroft, Salt Lake City; two sons, Arthur Dixon Caine, Great Falls, Virginia; Dr. Thomas Hugh Caine, Salt Lake City; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Also survived by a sister, Olena S. Harris, Salt Lake City; a brother, Dr. George Gibbs Smith, Kaysville.
Funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 17th in the Boise, Idaho 10th LDS Ward, Bishop G. Conway Grant will officiate. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. on Monday, November 19th in the Logan City Cemetery. Friends may call at Relyea Funeral Chapel, 318 No. Latah, on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time at the LDS Chapel, 3200 Cassia Street, Boise, Idaho.
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