Marthena M. Smith

Marthena M. Smith
Marthena M. Smith, age 82, of Edwards, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020.  She was born on June 25, 1938 in Indiana the daughter of Arthur and Rachel (Kincaid) Schenck.  She grew up in Northern Indiana and graduated from La Crosse, Indiana in 1956. 
On June 6, 1956, she was united in marriage to Donald P. Smith in La Crosse.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She was a homemaker, farm wife, ranch wife and helpmate to her beloved husband her entire life.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Smith, her parents, five siblings and her daughter, Donna Elizabeth Smith.
She is survived by five children; Jerry Smith, and his wife Jeri, of Warsaw, Missouri, Donald P. Smith, Jr, and his wife Sandy, of Lincoln, Missouri, Pamela S. Smith, of Columbia, Illinois, Patricia Patten, and her husband J.R. of Centralia, Missouri and Steven Smith and his wife Lynn, of Lebanon, Missouri, twelve grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren.
Graveside Services for Marthena M. Smith will be held for the family at the Cross Timbers Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Cross Timbers Cemetery Fund and the American Caner Society.