Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

February 13, 2014
Mary Jo Shields Smith

Obit Mary Jo Shields SmithMary Jo Shields Smith left her earthly home to be with our Heavenly Father. She died peacefully in her home in New Boston, Texas. She is going to be greatly missed by all. Mary Jo was born Nov. 3, 1943 to E. Lowell Shields and Margaret Ida Nash. She married Kenneth E. Smith on Oct. 10 1960, they later divorced. She had four children, 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. She was best known as “Granny Great” by all that knew and loved her. Her greatest joy was her family. She loved to sing, dance and shoot trap. Mary Jo was preceded in death by both her parents and brother Lowell Dwayne Shields. She is survived by her children, Misty Smith, Camille Smith, Tamara Canning and Traci Smith, and grandchildren. Her sisters Lyneve (Richard) Cox, and Sally (Ray) Dewsnup, and sister in-law Janice (Lowell) Shields. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at the Pine Canyon LDS chapel. A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 prior to the service. Interment at the Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

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