Ellen C. Atkinson Smith, 95, died on April 22, 1998 in Bountiful, Utah of causes incident to age. Our dearly loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother will be sorely missed by all.
She was born Feb. 4, 1903 in Hull, Yorkshire, England to Thomas J. and Ellen Chapman Atkinson. She became with her family to the United States in 1915. Married William H. Smith on Aug. 19, 1924 in Salt Lake City, later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. He died in 1973.She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints. She lived with her son and daughter-in-law Keith and Donna Smith in Orem, Ut. for over 25 years and served as a temple worker in Provo Temple for several years. Her love for music and piano were exceeded only by her love for her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons: Keith B. Smith (Donna) of Orem, now serving a mission in Trinidad, and Roger Smith (Susan) of Bountiful; Eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by four brothers, five sisters and one great-grandchild.
The family expresses great love and appreciation to the staff at Life Care Center in Bountiful for the loving care she has received.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 25, 1998 art 2:00 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State St. where friends may call Sat. 1 to 1:45 p.m. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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