In Memory of

Delores D. Smith

September 15, 1926 - October 15, 2020
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Delores D. Smith 94, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City, Iowa.  Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2020 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.  Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Dodge.  Masks are required at the Church.  The Service will be livestreamed via Palmer & Swank Funeral Home FaceBook Page.  Memorials may be left to the United Methodist Church.

     Delores is survived by her daughter Sherry Padgett and her husband Thomas of Sioux City; son Roger Smith and his wife Gail of Franklin, Tennessee; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne; parents, Alfred and Hazel (Griggs) Davis; and brothers, Eugene, Robert, Weldon, and Don Davis.

     Delores D. Davis was born September 15, 1926 at Barnum, Iowa.  She graduated from Barnum High School with the Class of 1944.  On December 31, 1944 she was united in marriage to Wayne E. Smith at the Calvary Presbyterian Church near Barnum.  The couple farmed in the Barnum and Rockwell City areas.  Delores worked various jobs including the radio station, 10 years for the Rockwell City School System as a bus driver and special education aide, and also the United Methodist Church.  In 1986, the couple retired and moved into Rockwell City.  Wayne passed away in 2010.  Delores was a member of the United Methodist Church, and served as a 4H Leader.

Funeral Services 
1:00 p.m. - Monday
October 19, 2020
United Methodist Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
Masks are required.
The Service will be Live Streamed via
Palmer & Swank Funeral Home FaceBook Page.
Pastor Anita Bane
Memorial Park Cemetery
Fort Dodge, Iowa


Friday, October 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM
“Sherry and family, our deepest sympathy on the passing of your sweet Mother. She will always be in your heart. I have many pleasant memories of you and your family from our school days together. Hugs and love, Barbara and Bob”
- Barbara Johnson Vander Linden

Friday, October 16, 2020 at 4:44 PM
“I enjoyed visiting with Delores when my mom was at Sunnyview. She was a gracious lady.”
- Jane McCurdy

Friday, October 16, 2020 at 12:47 PM
“I've always admired your mother as she was a beautiful lady inside and out. We shared many good times when she lived here in Sunnyview. I'm sure you are going to miss her and I hope your fond memories will be of comfort to you. I will keep all of you, her family, in my thoughts and prayers. Maureen”
- Maureen

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