Published DateCONROE, Texas — Earlene Smith of Conroe, Texas passed away January 16, 2013. She was born in Laconia, NH on July 21, 1932 to Earl and Carrie Smith. She graduated from Laconia High, class if 1950.
In 1952 she married Harley Smith and moved to Texas. For many years she traveled to many countries with her husband as he worked in the oil wells. After her husbands death, she moved back to the family home in Sanbornton, NH, where she was active in quilt clubs, the Sanbornton Bay CHF and church activities at the Sanbornton Second Baptist Church. She worked for some time at the Winnisquam Post Office. Earlene moved backed to Texas to be closer to her family, but left behind many dear friends in N.H., who will always remember the good times they had with her.
Earlene is survived by her daughter Sherry Reyes and her son Robert and daughter-in-law Karen of Conroe, TX; grandchildren, Hayley Turner and husband Cameron, Hillary Reyes, Ashley Mehrens and husband Spencer, and Brain Smith and a great grandson Landon Turner, all of Texas; two sisters, Lela Corbin and husband Tom on Sanbornton and Hazel Laroche of Laconia, many nieces, nephews, and dear friends from Texas and New Hampshire.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband and son Michael.
A funeral service was held in Conroe at the Cashner Colonial Chapel on January 19 at 10 a.m. and internment will be in Midland, Texas on January 21. A memorial service will be held at the Second Baptist church in Sanbornton at at later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Second Baptist Church in Sanbornton.