Donna N. Smith, 86, of Midland passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012. She was born in Duchesne, Utah, on March 27, 1925, to Alonzo C. and Fern (Gordon) Fitzwater. Donna had a passion for flowers and was a longtime member of the Green Thumb Garden Club.
She is survived by her husband, Darrell E. Smith; her children, D. Craig Smith, Kirk E. Smith and wife Debbie, Shelley F. Smith and husband Russell Erwin and Christine H. Vest and husband Steve; her seven grandchildren, Ann Marie Smith, D. Bryan Smith, James G. Smith, Micheal K. Smith, G. Ryan Peckham, S. Keith Vest and Donna Nicole Vest; and five great-grandchildren.
Also left to cherish her memory are her brothers, Jay Gordan Fitzwater and wife Henrietta, Stan Smith and wife Leola and Ted Smith and wife Beverly.
Special thanks to the Carlos and Yolanda Jimenez family for all of their love and support.
Family will welcome friends at Ellis Funeral Home (801 Andrews Highway) Friday, March 23, 2012, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Graveside services are planned for Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Resthaven Memorial Park (4616 N. Big Spring Street). Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home of Midland. Condolences may be made at: www.ellisfunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Midland, P.O. Box 2621, Midland, Texas 79702.