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Delores Smith

July 9, 1943 — July 17, 2016

Delores Jean Smith, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.

She was born on July 9, 1943 in Monahans, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents Pete and Ruby Carney. Delores married Roy Lee Smith on June 13, 1963. She graduated from Monahans High School, earned a Bachelor's degree from Sul Ross State University, a M.ED degree and a ED.D from East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas. Delores was a Professor of Education at Sul Ross State University as well as a public school teacher for Alpine ISD.

Delores is survived by her husband of 53 years, Roy Lee Smith of Alpine, her sister Carol Neff of Pekin, Indiana, two daughters, Twila Hardaway and Kimra Rogers of Alpine, grandchildren, Keller, Kara, Kendyl and Kaysen Hardaway, and Kylee and Lauren Rogers.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the Sunshine House (205 E. Sul Ross Avenue, Alpine, Texas 79830).

The family wishes to thank all for the tremendous outpouring of love and support.

Alpine Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to

Memorial Contributions

Sunshine House
205 E. Sul Ross Avenue
Alpine, TX  79830
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