Dawna LaVern Flint Smith

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December 14, 1932 ~ December 12, 2018

Dawna Flint Smith, 85, passed away December 12, 2018, in Syracuse, Utah. Dawna was born December 14, 1932, in West Point, Utah, to John Virgil and Myrtle Criddle Flint. She attended Davis High School.

Dawna married Carl Nile Smith of Altamont, Utah, on June 15, 1950, in the Salt Lake Temple where they enjoyed 65 years of marriage bringing six children into their family.

The love of her life passed away in October 2015, leaving a huge hole in her heart and life.

Dawna faced several trials and tribulations in her life but always remained true and faithful to her Savior.

She was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she held many different callings of leadership and service.

Mom and dad also served a mission in Trinidad and Tobago where they grew to love and serve the people there and developed several lifelong friends.

Mom lived a Christ like life of love to one another, and giving of her time and talents. Her doors were always open to friends, missionaries, or strangers to share a meal, comfort, or treats.

Even up to her last days at Raintree where she was known as the "Candy Lady",^because she always had treats to share with the residents, staff, and visitors.

Mom always found joy in spending time with her kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids.

Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Raintree Assisted Living in Syracuse for their kind and compassionate care, and to the staff at Symbii Hospice who took special care of our mother.

Dawna is survived by her four children; Janet Raspberry, Newman, Georgia, Vern (Trish) Smith, West Point; Jay (Melanie) Smith, Syracuse; and Travis (Bonnie) Smith, Palm Springs, CA; 11 grandkids, and 10 great-grandkids.

Dawna was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Nile Smith, daughter, Karla, son, Ken, and brother, John Flint.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the West Point 6th Ward, 3290 W. 800 N., West Point.

Friends may visit family Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road and Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Dawna will be laid to rest next to her eternal companion in the Syracuse City Cemetery.

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