Obituary for Dorothy Smith
Ponca City Now - February 19, 2021 8:14 pm
Dorothy Lee Smith
January 29, 1926 – February 13, 2021
Dorothy Campbell Smith, 95, a loving mother and sister and long-time resident of Ponca City passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021.
Dorothy was born on January 29, 1926 to Claud and Gracie Brooks Campbell in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Her family moved to their family farm in Carthage, Texas before her first birthday.
Dorothy married Charles, the love of her life, on November 14, 1944 in Houston. The family of five lived in Houston until 1960 when they moved to Ponca City. They were married for 63 years before his death in 2009.
Dorothy was a member of Free Will Baptist Church and, when her children were young, she was active in scouts and sports activities. She was a committed homemaker and loved sewing, cooking, and working with her family in the kitchen. She was known for her determination, her love for her large extended family, her flowers, her love for her home, and her fiery red hair.
Dorothy is survived by one son, Charles of Ponca City, a daughter, Cathy Dixon and husband Ray of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and a daughter Barbara Smith-Nicknair and husband Doug of Sidney, Maine. She is also survived by grandsons Thomas and Drew Dixon of Mt. Juliet and Shea Guier Goodale of Pensacola, Fl. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren and three brothers and four sisters and their spouses. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Dottie Diane, a brother, and several brothers-in-law.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, February 22, 2021, at Free Will Baptist Church, 1900 E Hubbard Road in Ponca City. Face masks are required. Those unable to attend the Funeral Ceremony may attend virtually on the Trout Funeral Home website, www.troutfuneralhome.com and click on the live-stream or toolbar icon on the top right corner after 10:45 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK, 74601.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Free Will Baptist Church, 1900 E. Hubbard Rd., Ponca City, OK 74604.
Source: Trout Funeral Home