April 20, 1932 ~ January 2, 2020

Born in: Columbia, Utah
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Lillian “Fae” Smith (age 87) was born in Columbia, UT on April 20, 1932, to the late Thomas and Lydia Bendall. She married the late Gerorge H. Smith Sr. in 1950 in Castle Gate, UT and soon after, they had five children.

Fae and George Sr.’s son and daughter-in-law: The late George H. Jr. and his wife, Connie Smith

George and Connie Smith’s son: The late Luke Smith

George and Connie Smith’s son and daughter-in-law: Paul and Kayla Smith and their children, Michael, Devon, Austin, Chase

George and Connie Smith’s daughter: Kelli Smith and her children, Kena, Lilly, Ellie

George and Connie Smith’s son: The late Nathan Smith

Fae and George Sr.’s daughter and son-in-law: Kay and Duane Biggerstaff –

Kay and Duane Biggerstaff’s daughter: Taffi Biggerstaff and her children, Emberly and Anziel Duarte

Kay and Duane Biggerstaff’s son and daughter-in-law: Jason and Brenda Biggerstaff and their son, Lathen

Fae and George Sr.’s  son: The late Michael T. Smith –

Fae and George Sr.’s daughter and son-in-law: Claudie and Ken Shumate –

Claudie and Ken Shumate’ s son and daughter-in-law: Jefferey Allen Jr. and Jessica White and their children, Allie, Rylee and Piper

Fae and George Sr.’s son and daughter-in-law: Greg and Brenda Smith

Greg and Brenda’s son: Lee Smith

Greg and Brenda’s son and daughter-in-law: Brandy and Larry Schneider and their children, Parker, Brixton, Kynleigh

Greg and Brenda’s daughter: Brigette Hunter and her son, Jaxon

Greg and Brenda’s daughter: Jessica Smith and her children, Aidan, Delilah, Makiah

Fae also known as Grammy enjoyed genealogy, ceramics, quilting and teaching family members the art of candy making. She also enjoyed her years working as a meat wrapper. Fae truly took pleasure in the time she spent at Pueblo Community College as a seasoned student in life to learn sign language and computers. The two things that brought her, her greatest joy were spending time with family and her membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she served faithfully in many different callings throughout her life.
Fae grew up in Utah with her loving family. Her siblings included the late Phil Johnson, LaRae and Stan Anderson, Sue Christianson, Duane Bendall, Pat and Bonnie Bendall, Sam Marrelli and survived by sister Gayle Marrelli and sister-in-law Jan Bendall along with many loving nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Montgomery and Steward Chapel (1317 North Main Pueblo, CO 81003).
Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Roselawn Cemetery (1706 Roselawn Road Pueblo, CO 81006)
In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Joni Fair Hospice House, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005.
Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

Another version of Fae’s obituary:

Lillian “Fae” Smith, age 87,
was born April 20, 1932, in Columbia, UT, a daughter of the late Thomas and Lydia Bendall. She married the late George H. Smith Sr. in 1950 in Castle Gate, UT and soon after, they had five children.

Fae was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, George H. Smith Sr.; two sons, George H. Smith Jr., Michael Smith; two grandchildren, Nathan Smith, Luke Smith; six siblings, Phil Johnson, LaRae (Stan) Anderson, Sue Christianson, Duane Bendall, Pat (Bonnie) Bendall, Brother-in-law Sam Marrelli.

Fae is survived by two daughters, Kay (Duane) Biggerstaff of Pueblo West, Claudie (Ken) Shumate of Penrose; son, Gregory (Brenda) Smith of Pueblo; Sister, Gayle Marrelli, Sister-in-law, Jan Bendall; Daughter-in-law, Connie Smith, along with many loving nieces and nephews.

9 grandchildren, Taffi Biggerstaff, Jason (Brenda) Biggerstaff, Paul (Kayla) Smith, Jefferey Allen Jr. (Jessica) White, Kelli Smith, Gregory Lee Smith, Brandy (Larry) Schneider, Brigette Hunter, Jessica Smith;
19 great-grandchildren, Emberly (Anziel) Duarte; Lathen Biggerstaff; Michael, Devon, Austin, and Chase Smith; Kena, Lilly and Ellie;
Allie, Rylee and Piper White; Parker, Brixton, and Kynleigh Schneider; Jaxon Hunter; Aidan, Deliah, and Makiah Gregory.

Fae also known as “Grammy” enjoyed genealogy work, ceramics, quilting, and teaching family members the art of candy making. She also enjoyed her years working as a meat wrapper. Fae truly took pleasure in the time she spent at Pueblo Community College as a seasoned student in life, to learn sign language, and computers.
The two things that brought Grammy her greatest joy was spending time with family, and her membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she served faithfully in many different callings throughout her life.

Viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Montgomery and Steward Chapel (1317 N Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003).
Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Roselawn Cemetery (1706 Roselawn Road, Pueblo, CO 81006).
In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Joni Fair Hospice House, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005.

 

Services

Viewing: January 7, 2020 3:00 pm - July 7, 2020 7:00 pm

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003

719-542-1552
http://www.montgomerysteward.com

Graveside Service: January 8, 2020 11:00 am

Roselawn Cemetery
1706 Roselawn Road
Pueblo, CO 81006

719-542-1552

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in L. Fae Smith 's name.

Joni Fair Hospice House

1207 Pueblo Blvd
Pueblo, CO
719-542-0032
http://www.socohospice.org/?q=donate

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss, Carl is in nursing home and can’t walk, we would love to be there and our prayers are with the family
    Carl and June lytle

  2. CandleImageWatching the video tribute, I was taken on a very beautiful “sentimental journey”.
    So grateful to have known Fae, she was always so kind to me.
    Sympathy and prayers of comfort to all.

  3. Sister Fae Smith was a lady of many talents and great faith. She has faced many difficulties and trials with that faith. We have been blessed to have known her. our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  4. CandleImageAunt Fae we love you and will miss you. Thanks for the many wonderful memories. I know that you are having a wonderful family reunion.

  5. CandleImageShe was a once in a lifetime woman!

    She showed us love, grace, and mercy every single day.
    She was the world’s greatest person
    And my Grandma Fae

    Love you so much Grandma!

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