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 Deana Ruth <I>Semon</I> Smith

Deana Ruth Semon Smith

Missouri, USA
Death 31 Aug 2010 (aged 71)
Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Burial Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 59005454 · View Source
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Obituary, The Columbia Daily Tribune, September 2, 2010:

Deana Ruth Smith, 71, of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at Boone Hospital Center.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Deana was born on July 15, 1939, in Harrisburg, the daughter of the late Homer and Ruth Blakemore Semon. She was united in marriage with Everett Smith on Nov. 4, 1958, and he preceded her in death. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Denise Backus, and Robin Scruggs and husband Curtis, all of Columbia, and Kevin Smith and wife Frances of Centralia; one brother, Dale Semon and wife Rose of Columbia; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Leaton; and a brother, Homer M. Semon Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Va., 22312.

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  • Created by: Kathy Margrave
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59005454
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Deana Ruth Semon Smith (15 Jul 1939–31 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59005454, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Kathy Margrave (contributor 46545595) .