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Sherry L. (Baker) Smith

Posted 2022-06-15 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2022 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Sherry L. Smith, 77, formerly of Lake Havasu City, Arizona passed away
peacefully surrounded by family on Friday May 27, 2022 in Sultan, WA.
Sherry was born on August 6, 1944, in Great Bend, Kansas to Stanley and
Dorothy (Reese) Baker. She graduated from Natrona County High School
(Casper, WY) in 1962. She married Tom G. Smith on January 28, 1967.

In 1968 they moved to Cody, Wyoming. Sherry worked for Mountain Bell
Telephone Company for several years until her daughters started school
when she began an in-home daycare. In 1990 the family moved to Denver,
Colorado where Sherry worked various office jobs retiring as the office
manager for the American Heart Association in 2008 where she made life-
long friends.

Tom passed away in August 2005 and in June 2008 Sherry re-married to
Harry Jones. In 2011 the couple relocated to Lake Havasu City, Arizona
where she was an active member of Lake Havasu City Western Welcome, Red
Hat Traveling Feathers, The Eagles, The Elkettes, Elks Lodge #2399, and
the Elks Yacht Club. Sherry loved to travel, spend time with family and
friends and especially loved getting all dressed up for any special

Those left to cherish her memory: Son, Todd(Amanda) Smith of Benton, AR,
daughter Tracy (David) Townsend of Sultan, WA, daughter Tiffany (Dan)
Hodgins of Omaha, NE; seven grand-children - Justin (Claire) Smith, Kaci
Smith, Tyler Hodgins, Caleb Townsend, Ethan Townsend, Kobe Riedel, and
Brenna Townsend; five great grand-children - Ty, Kirah, Masun, Rhett,
and Remi; three sisters - Mary Kay Aschenbrenner of Greeley, CO, Barbara
(Fred) Fillat of Aurora, CO, Eliza Baker-Folk of Aurora, CO; and
numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley & Dorothy Baker;
husband, Tom Smith; husband, Harry Jones; and a sister, Priscilla.

At Sherry's request, there will be no funeral or memorial service.
Instead, her ashes will be spread with Tom in the Wyoming Mountains
later this year. The family asks that in lieu of flowers or gifts,
memorials may be made in her honor to the American Heart Association.

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