Mary Smith was born in Portis, Kansas, the fourth child of John and Myrtle Hartman on October 30th, 1937 and passed from this life on June 7th, 2017 in Newport Oregon.
Mary graduated from Nursing School in the late 50’s she loved caring for others. She met her true love, David Smith, when he was a patient. They married in Turlock, California and had 3 children. After her husband retired they traveled with the SOWERS Ministries and had a special love for the people in Rancho Betania, Mexico. In 2003 she moved to Warm Beach Senior Community where she loved volunteering in the Thrift Store, being of service to others, sewing and crafts of all kinds. Due to health issues she moved to Oregon October 2016 to be closer to her daughter.
Mary will be greeted in heaven by her husband, David Smith; Brothers, Gerald Hartman and Robert Hartman; Sister, Joan Mills.
Mary is survived by her children Douglas Smith, wife Lisa; Deborah Walker, husband Dann; Darrell Smith, wife Jennifer; Sister, Delores Simmons; 7 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren.
A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday June 15th, 2017 at 3pm at Warm Beach Community Senior Center, 204020 Marine Dr., Stanwood, Washington 98292. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be sent to: Free Methodist Worlds Ministries Center 770 N. High School Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46214-3688, marked for “Rancho Betania Mexico extra mile project”.