Wanda L. Smith, 84, died February 25, 2017 at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City. She was born on February 4, 1933 near Zenith, the daughter of Paul and Edna Faye (Rose) Enyeart.
She started elementary school in a barn as the new building was not yet completed. Wanda went on to graduate from Stafford High School in 1950. She began working at Farmers National Bank after graduation. On October 3, 1954, she was united in marriage to Sheldon C. Smith at the Calvary Baptist Church in rural Stafford. He preceded her in death on July 20, 1999. In 1965, they moved to Dodge City. Wanda worked as a seamstress out of her home. She also delivered Meals on Wheels in Dodge City.
Wanda is survived by three children, Dennis Smith of Dodge City, Stephanie Ivey of Cimarron, and Carolyn Ingersoll of Corpus Christi, Texas; one sister, Joyce Curtis of Stafford; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon; her parents; and one brother, Marion Enyeart.
Memorial service will be held at Swaim Funeral Chapel, Dodge City on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Private family burial will be at a later date. There is no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials are suggested to the Wanda Smith family in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.