Mary L. Smith

May 6, 1926 - Dec 4, 2012


Mary Lilley Smith, 86 years young, passed away suddenly on December 4, 2012 in Sacramento, CA. Mary was born and raised in Norman, OK on May 6, 1926. She married the love of her life, Allen Wesley Smith, Jr. whom she met while both were performing in a local talent show. Mary played the piano while Allen sang.

Mary loved music and majored in it in college. She attended barbershop chorus functions where her husband Allen and son Lewis often performed. She enjoyed life to its fullest and her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband Allen and is survived by her children Allen Wesley III (Barbara), Richard Everett (Joanne), Mary Jacqueline Burroughs (Bobbi) and Lewis Regan (Carol). Mary was the proud grandmother of Victoria Wells, Clinton Smith, Caitlin Douglas, Sara and Jessica Burroughs, & Sascha, Asher and Hannah Smith. She is also survived by her cousin Donna Bryce (Eldon).

A memorial service honoring Mary’s life will be held on Saturday, December 15th at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel at East Lawn Memorial Park , 43rd and Folsom, Sacramento, CA. Flowers for the service are welcome. Donations to the following charities in Mary’s memory are also welcome:

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