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Obituary: Ellen Ann (Hancey) Smith

Ellen Ann (Hancey) Smith

11/15/1938 ~ 10/1/2007

Ellen passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2007 after complications from a lung illness.

Ellen was born November 15, 1938 in Hyrum, Utah to Conrad and Ethel McBride Hancey. She married Glen C. Smith on March 11, 1960 in Twin Falls, Idaho. They then moved to Utah in 1963 and have resided in Riverton for 38 years.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Phylis Lewis and brother, Lynn H. Hancey. She is survived by her loving husband, Glen; her sons, Scott C. Smith,

Murray, UT; Tsgt Michael G. Smith, USAF and wife, Nancy; grand-children, Preston, Bryson, Mary BriAnne and Mikayla, currently

stationed at Holloman, AFB, Alamogordo, New Mexico. Michael is currently deployed to Baghdad, Iraq. She is also survived by her siblings, Collene Frear, Lois (Gary) Jorgensen and Boyd (Donna) Hancey.

Ellen worked for 20+ years in

Retail Sales/Management in Salt Lake City. She loved being around her family and friends and loved to visit with everyone. She also loved camping, boating and spending time in her yard. And of course, there was always a cat nearby. She was always thinking of others and will be missed by her family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Sat. Oct. 6, 2007 at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 So), where friends and family may call from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2007 and one hour prior to the

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