Obituary Notices and Memorials


SMITH Phyllis Ann
SMITH, Phyllis Ann of Lancaster passed away on Sun., Aug 14, 2016 at the age of 78. Phyllis was the daughter of Herbert and Cleo Wall of Lancaster, Calif. Phyllis is survived by her husband of 61 years, Donald 'Ray' Smith; son David Smith and Kerri Smith of Fresno, Calif.; son Gary Smith and Yvonne Smith of Escondido, Calif.; son Scott Smith and Becky Smith of Georgetown, Texas. She was preceded in death by her son Michael Smith, brother Herb Wall, and sisters Patricia Cox, Barbara Tyrell, and Marion Washburn. Phyllis was the proud grandma to 8 grandchildren: Jaclyn Rowley, Joseph Smith, Angela Kroush, Lacey Downey, Jacob Smith, Jered Smith, Rashel Smith, and Raeanne White; and 2 great-grandchildren: Carter Downey and Annabelle Rowley; and many nieces and nephews. Phyllis was born in Thayer, Missouri on Aug. 18, 1937 and moved with her family to Lancaster when she was 7 months old. She attended grammar school in Lancaster and graduated from Antelope Valley High School in 1955. Phyllis lived in Lancaster until 1969 when she and Ray moved the family to Tulare, Calif., until 1976, when they returned to Lancaster. The family invites you to the celebration of Phyllis' life on Sat., Aug. 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Quartz Hill Church of Christ, 5029 W. Ave L-12, Quartz Hill, 661-722-9472.

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