Wilma Smith

Wilma Smith, 83, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2009 at Sheridan Manor.

Born June 2, 1926 in Rock River, Wyoming to Ernest and Myrtle (Orton) Pratt, Wilma graduated from high school and attended the University of Wyoming for two years. She wed Leonard M. Smith in Sheridan and worked as a bookkeeper for 30 years for NZ Shoes. Her hobbies included gardening, canning, visiting the mountains, and crocheting. She was also an avid dart player. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile, and the BPO Does .

Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister Helen Buyok and brother Wayne Pratt. She is survived by son Ron Smith and wife Phillis of Gillette.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home in Sheridan, with Reverend John Elkins officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service. Memorials may be sent in her name to the Shriner’s Children Hospital, P.O. Box K, Sheridan, WY, 82801.