Verla Joyce Smith

Verla Joyce Smith, 67, of Borger, died Saturday, February 22, 2014. Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 108 Broadmoor in Borger. Burial will be in Thomas, Oklahoma. Mrs. Smith was born on October 9, 1946 in Redlands, California to Irene and Leonard Kirk. She had been an associate at Walmart for 15 years. She married Edward Warren Smith on August 7, 1971 in Riverside, California. She was a zealous minister of the good news of Jehovah’s Kingdom, being baptized on July 20, 1973. She loved teaching others about the Bible, crocheting and spending time with family. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Linda Sue Kirk; and a daughter, Amy Joanne Smith. She is survived by her husband, Eddie Smith of Borger; two daughters, Pamela Wright and husband Donald of Borger and Robin Hoyl and Eldean Adams of Clinton, Oklahoma; two sons, John Smith and wife Tracy of Weatherford, Oklahoma; and Charlie Smith and Amanda of Borger, TX; five sisters, Jean Zacharko of Mira Loma, California; Sandy Thompson of Chandler, Arizona; Susan Harting of Weatherford, Oklahoma; Peggy Martinez of California; and Connie Chemtosh of Austin, TX; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.