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Gladys Lee (Hibbs) Smith

Posted 2017-07-10 by Pat R
Kentucky Standard (Bardstown, Kentucky)
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Gladys Lee (Hibbs) Smith, 104, of Bardstown, died peacefully on
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in her home surrounded by her family. She
was born in Cox's Creek, on March 27, 1912.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas Smith; her
parents, Cora Pierce and Alfred Brashear Hibbs; two sisters and
seven brothers.

Survivors include her four children, Elizabeth Pierce Shaw of
Wickenburg, Ariz., John Gregory Smith, of Annapolis, Md., Lee Ellen
Smithkier, of Bardstown, and James Douglas Smith, of Killingworth,
Conn.; six grandchildren, B. Bradford Shaw, Justin M. Shaw, Natalie
Shaw Dalton, Jonathan T. Smithkier, Gregory S. Smithkier, and
Abigail Hibbs Smith; four great-grandchildren, Susanne and Jack Shaw
and Kate and Lucy Dalton; and many nieces and nephews.

She will be remembered as a loving and devoted mother and
grandmother, a dedicated teacher of many years at Bardstown
Elementary School, a mentor of bridge players, and a dear friend to

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of
flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be directed to the
Guthrie Opportunity Center of Nelson County, 900 Nutter Drive,
Bardstown, KY 40004 and Hospice of Nelson County, 111 N. Third
Street, Bardstown, KY 40004.

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