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Mildred B. "Millie" Smith 1924 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Mildred B. "Millie" Smith, 82, Lawrence, will be announced later. Mrs. Smith died Sunday, March 18, 2007, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community. She was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Denver, the daughter of James O. and Amelia Billin DeLay. She lived in Denver for many years and moved to Lawrence in 1978.Mrs. Smith worked as director of staff benefits at Kansas University and retired after 26 years of service. She was an avid golfer and belonged to two women's groups and another group called the Duffers.She married Dan C. Smith on Oct. 30, 1947, in Denver. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Cynthia Raye "Cindy" Reeves, Lawrence; a son, James N. Smith, Mount Vernon, Wash.; a brother, Bill DeLay, Sun City, Ariz.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.Warren-McElwain Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Smith.