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Judy Lorraine (Cantwell) Smith

October 15, 1950 ~ November 18, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Obituary

Our beloved Judy Lorraine Smith, age 72, has gone to be with Our Lord on Friday, November 18th, 2022.

Judy was born October 15, 1950, in Tulare, California, to Charles Edward and Barbara Fern Cantwell. She was the second of ten children. Judy and her family returned to Oklahoma during her youth. Judy graduated from Skiatook High School in 1968.

After graduating high school, Judy attended Collinsville Beauty College, earning her license in Cosmetology. During her employment as a beautician, she met her devoted husband and best friend, Larry H. Smith Sr. They were wed on September 29th, 1973. Larry and Judy parented three children: Rachel Dawn Wheat-Patton, Larry Hugh Smith Jr., and Jacob Charles Smith. After the birth of their eldest son, Judy dedicated her time and focus to her family.

Judy created a beautiful, nurturing space for family and friends to revel in. Her love of gardening, canning, and cooking kept all who visited her home delightfully well-fed, and her genuine warmth and jovial nature made all feel welcomed and loved. Judy was an exquisite seamstress and painter. There was not a craft that her nimble fingers could not master!

Judy Lorraine is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and two sisters.

Judy is survived by her devoted husband, Larry H. Smith Sr. of Claremore; daughter, Rachel Dawn Patton, and spouse Dr. Tracy J. Patton of Claremore; son, Larry H. Smith Jr., and spouse, Melanie Smith of Owasso; son, Jacob Charles Smith and spouse Tiffany Smith of Owasso.

Judy was affectionately called "Nana" by her grandchildren and great grandchildren all of whom loved her immensely: Haley Harrison, Kayla Sunday, Trevor Patton, Madison Patton, Keegan Patton, Conner Smith, Colbie Smith, Colton Smith, Caden Smith, James Cook, and great grandchildren Kaylin Harrison and Brentley Tate Patton.

Judy is survived by Aunt Jaunita and Aunt Barbara, five siblings, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews along with her most precious and devoted friends, Sheri Smith, Areeya Brooks, and Darrell Brooks.

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Services

Family First View
Tuesday
November 22, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

Viewing
Tuesday
November 22, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

Graveside
Wednesday
November 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Oakhaven Memorial Gardens (Duplicate)
801 S. Normal
Claremore, OK 74017

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