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Obituaries

Obituaries

Carol Jeanne Smith 1926 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Carol Jeanne Smith, 82, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church. Private burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery.Mrs. Smith died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.She was born Feb. 11, 1926, in Greene County, Mo., the daughter of Michael and Faye Garner DeMate. She earned an undergraduate degree from Southwest Missouri State University and a graduate degree from Kansas University.Mrs. Smith was a schoolteacher for Lawrence public schools for many years. She later sold reading curriculum materials to public schools throughout the nation for Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Co. She enjoyed golfing and playing bridge.She married William P. Smith in 1994 in Lawrence. He died May 29, 2004.Survivors include three stepchildren and several nieces and nephews.The family suggests memorials to the church, 5700 W. Sixth St., Lawrence 66049.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.