Tillie L. Smith, age 76, of Goodland passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Topside Manor.
Tillie was born March 25, 1944 to Homer Franklin and Gloria Mabel (Pixler) Kibel in Goodland. She grew up and attended school in Dove Creek, Colorado. On October 15, 1961 she married F. Dean Smith. Tillie was a custodian and cook at USD 352 for many years.
She was a member of Genesis. Tillie enjoyed painting statues, crafting and dearly loved spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents; husband, Dean; brother, Ronald Kibel; and sister, Lillian Mather.
She is survived by her daughter, Connie Carson of Goodland; son, Terry Smith of Kiowa, CO; son, Homer Smith of Leesville, LA; son, Norman Smith of Irvington, KY; daughter, Shirley Lamb of Goodland, KS; brother, Robert Kibel of Montrose, CO; brother, Marvin Kibel of Grand Junction, CO; sister, Nancy Brutsche of Goodland; brother, Kenneth Kibel of Montrose, CO; brother, Paul Gavin of Black Forest, CO; 17 grandchildren and 65 great grandchildren; and many other family and friends.
Memorials may be designated to Tillie Smith Memorial Fund and may be left at the services or sent in care of Bateman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 278, Goodland, KS 67735. For information and condolences visit www.batemanfuneral.com
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