Mary Lee Smith

Mary Lee Smith, 76, of Lebanon died Oct. 6, 2008. She was born March 28, 1932 in Oakland, Calif., the daughter of Fred and Gwyneth (Dickenson) Starr.

She married her college sweetheart, James Smith, in 1952, who preceded her in death in July of 2005. Mrs. Smith enjoyed volunteering in the reading programs at the local school and library, horseback riding, and spending time with her family, friends and beloved pets.

She is survived by her five children, Gwyn Smith of Tiburon, Calif., Kimberly Rusu of Pittsburgh, Pa., Wendy Acker of Eugene, Jes Smith of San Jose, Calif., and Sally Polk of Seattle, Wash.; and eight grandchildren.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.