April 26, 1953 – Sept. 7, 2015
Carolyn Sue Smith, age 62, passed away peacefully on Labor Day, Sept. 7 at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Carolyn was born April 26, 1953 in Glendale, the daughter of Paul Daniel Smith and Lillie Mae “Sis” Lawrence-Smith.
Carolyn lived her younger years in Sun Valley before moving to Tujunga with husband William C Jones. Carolyn was a funny, witty and caring soul who enjoyed and shared her life with friends, family and most people she met. Carolyn was one of those rare individuals who never met a stranger.
She enjoyed traveling and visiting her family in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Kansas and made many a trip to the Midwest over the years.
She is survived by her husband William C Jones of Tujunga, half-brother Ron Myers (son of Paul Daniel Smith) of Mojave, California, sisters-in-law Judith A Benson (Bill) of Partridge, Kansas, Barbara L Jones-Schuster (Horst) of Mammoth Lakes, California, Uncle Bill Kornele of Clayton, New Mexico who was like a father to her, as well as a long list of cousins in and around New Mexico who were all very special to her, and numerous other loving family members.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her father Paul and her mother Lillie Mae “Sis.”
Local visitation was held at Crippen Mortuary on Friday, Sept. 11 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. after which she was sent to Kansas for her final place of rest.
Visitation in Hutchinson was held Sept. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Elliot Mortuary in Hutchinson, Kansas. Interment was Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. at Partridge Cemetery in Partridge, Kansas.