Major Florence “Mildred” Smith, beloved wife of Charley, of Calgary passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 85 years.
Mildred was born on September 6, 1922 in Melfort, SK the daughter of the late James and Margaret Bell. She and Charley devoted their lives to serving God as officers in The Salvation Army. Their last appointment was at the Calgary Correctional Centre as Chaplains. Mildred was loved by all who knew her. She was filled with a quiet elegance, grace and beauty, soft speech, brimming over with generosity, and a deep spirituality.
Besides her loving husband of sixty-five years, Major Charley Smith, Mildred will be missed by her children Larry (Marilyn) Smith, Linda (Harvey) Smith, Brian Smith, and Betty (Stan) Lockhurst; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mildred will be joining her son Raymond in Heaven.
A Celebration of Mildred’s Life will be held at The Salvation Army Berkshire Citadel Community Church (222 Sandarac Drive, N.W.) on Friday, January 11, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588 or The Salvation Army Berkshire Citadel Community Church, 222 Sandarac Drive, N.W., Calgary, AB T3K 3M5. The family would like to thank the Agapé Hospice for their wonderful care.
In living memory of Mildred Smith, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences