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 Jay Smith

Jay Smith

Birth
Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado, USA
Death 17 May 1957 (aged 62)
Roosevelt, Duchesne County, Utah, USA
Burial Myton, Duchesne County, Utah, USA
Plot A2_6_7
Memorial ID 46320 · View Source
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Name: Stillman Jay Smith (from wife's obituary)

Jay Smith, 62, died Friday at the Roosevelt LDS Hospital, of a coronary occlusion.
He was born January 1, 1895 at Rifle, colo. a son of Roseland Joseph and Prima Smith. He received his early education there. The family later moved to Vernal.
May 6, 1918, he married Lena Rosa at Glenwood Springs, and brought her to the Uintah Basin, living on a ranch in the Dry Gulch area. They later moved to a small farm a few miles west of town. Poor health forced him to retire in 1945, at which time he purchased a home here and moved his family to Myton, where they have since resided. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion, Wm. R. Sands Post No. 5 of Myton.
Survivors are his widow, 4 daughters and 1 son; Ardith Smith, Mrs. Lloyd (Alice) Fenn, of Myton; Mrs. Robert (Prena) Hayes; Mrs. Bud (Lucille) Olsen, and Kenneth Smith all of Salt Lake; eight grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; a sister, Mrs. Gladys Walker, Salt Lake; two half-sisters, Mrs. Eunice Brennick, California and Mrs. Wanda Abplanalp, Helper; two half-brothers, Cleve Barnett, Grand Junction Colo. and Steve Barnett, Rifle, Colo.
Interment was in the Myton City cemetery.

Uintah Basin Standard (UT) May 23, 1957


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  • Maintained by: DawnTreader
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46320
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jay Smith (1 Jan 1895–17 May 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46320, citing Myton Cemetery, Myton, Duchesne County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by DawnTreader (contributor 48307796) .