Ana D. Smith, 79, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, February 11, 2011, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.
Ana was born August 26, 1931, in Hyannis, Nebraska to Harry & Anastacia (Breihaus) Davis.
Ana grew up and graduated from high school in Hyannis. She taught school in Nebraska until she married George “Bud” Smith on October 29, 1950, in Bingham, NE. They worked on several ranches in the sand hills of Nebraska where she cooked. In 1960, they moved to Chadron, NE where she worked as secretary & bookkeeper for a dentist. They moved to Billings, MT in 1980 and then moved to Sheridan in 1989. In Sheridan, she worked as a secretary at RENEW until she retired in 2005. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Ana enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing cards and doing crafts. She was a great homemaker. Ana loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Ana was preceded in death by her son Loren; brothers James, Harvey and Harry Davis and sister Marion.
Ana is survived by her husband George “Bud” Smith of Sheridan; sons Bruce “JB” & wife Amy of Lolo, MT and Brett & wife Lora of Sheridan; brothers Leonard Davis of Ashby, NE and Gene Davis of Hyannis, NE; sister Helen Stroud of Arvada, CO; four grandchildren Ana, Peyton, Ed & Hillary Smith.
Funeral service will be 11:00am on Tuesday (Feb. 15th) from Champion Ferries Funeral Home with The Rev. John Craft officiating. Interment will be in Hyannis, Nebraska.
Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Memorials may benefit the Sheridan Senior Citizen’s Center, 211 Smith St., Sheridan.